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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The Benefits Of Horse Riding For Children With Autism

Sean Whiting, Director of specialist equestrian store Houghton Country, shares his insight into the benefits of horse riding and how it can be a good hobby for children with autism.

If your child has autism it's a good idea to start finding them a fun hobby that can soothe them as well as teach them valuable life skills, preparing them for their future.

There are a number of equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) in the UK that could help children on the autism spectrum cope better with a number of problems, such as social and communication difficulties, hyperactivity, and sensory processing issues, according to Research Autism. Below are just some of the ways horse riding can benefit a child with autism.

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