Creating A Sensory Integration Room

With Sensory Integration becoming a popular topic of conversation, we thought that we’d create a handy blog post to talk you through everything you need to know about Sensory Integration; what it is, what it means, and the process of designing/creating a Sensory Integration room – working through our recent case study at More Rehab!

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Cleaning Your Sensory Room

 

Welcoming kids back to school after an extended break is always a little manic, and everything is more manic at the moment as we need to follow social distancing measures.

Neurodiverse children might find their change of environment stressful, and falling back into a routine that they’ve not been in for a while could prove difficult.

Your Sensory Room might be more important now than it ever has been. So, it is important that you keep it safe and clean for everyone to use, whenever they need it.

We’ve put together a handy guide to help you figure out where to start, when it comes to preparing your Sensory Room for sanitary use. (more…)

Tips for children with Autism on Halloween & Bonfire Night

Halloween & Bonfire Night are an exciting time for lots of children, but it can prove challenging for children with Autism. Planning and making special preparations before these spooky events can help things seem a lot less stressful, helping you enjoy your night to the fullest.

Here are some of our top sensory ideas to help you and your child enjoy this time of year.

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Brighten up your Hospital with Sensory Equipment

Hospitals can be a very overwhelming environment and sometimes can feel very bleak and clinical. Therefore have you thought about incorporating more sensory equipment into your hospital? Sensory resources can make such a positive impact on the patients, workers and visitors making it a more pleasurable place to be.

Some people believe when we talk about sensory equipment that you need a full spare room or a large space to build a multi-sensory room, but this is not necessarily true. You can create a sensory environment in a corner of a room, in a waiting room, such as a wall of a corridor or use portable sensory equipment which can be used across multiple rooms and hospital departments.

Rhino Sensory UK work with hospitals all over the UK to create these sensory environments and therefore wanted to give you a little bit of inspiration on what can be achieved:

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