Can calm or energise
A fab place to do some Intensive Interaction.
Research around these rooms has pro ved beneficial for pain control, ageing, mental health, strokes, brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorders, Alzheimer’s and autism with less aggression and self injury.
These rooms enhance development of senses such as hearing, sight, smell, touch, memory and attention. They encourage spatial awareness, concentration, relaxation, imagination and alertness improving communication and vocalisation. Motor and cognitive development.
They can improve mood which gives you respite from overwhelming sensations and continuous self-regulating so restoring your spoons , balancing health and harmony.
I think we could all use some of that!
So instead of being upset about C’s sensory room closing it gave me an idea that I am very excited about. C’s home has a disused double garage which would be perfect for a multi-sensory room. And would mean C and his house mates could benefit from it every day as and when needed.
So I have started to look for grants . And am researching alternative cheaper options for some of the fantastic equipment that you can get these days. All ideas welcome. Have you a favorite?
It’s a positive project to do in times of