At Experia USA, we understand that organizing and going on vacations for special needs families can be a stressful time. A change in routine can be scary for many children who suffer from autism and other sensory diagnoses. Though nothing can quite compare to permanent sensory rooms filled with bubble tubes, sound system and fiber optics dazzled with the perfect lighting, sometimes life calls for a road trip and you may need to take your sensory room on the go!
Teaching autistic children can be a challenging task, but it can also be extremely rewarding. Teachers may have to tackle meltdowns, distractions, communication problems and more to help their students reach their full potential.
To provide the best learning experience possible, there are a few key teaching strategies that we recommend to manage behaviors, improve communication, and provide a safe and engaging environment.
Assisted living facilities for people with dementia often face challenges in how they can provide the best care.
As the condition progresses, it can become harder for the patients to partake in activities, and so providing stimulation in their daily lives can prove to be difficult. If the task is too complex, it can lead to distress, anxiety and unwanted behaviors.
It’s no secret that music and sound can have a huge effect on how we feel. Listening to heavy metal can make us feel stressed or angry, whereas the sounds of waves or rustling leaves may relax and calm us.
At its core, music provides a structured way of presenting sensory information which makes it an excellent aid for people who struggle with sensory processing.
Sensory soft play is very popular with children, providing a safe and fun environment for them to explore and hone their skills.
There are many benefits of sensory soft play for kids, ranging from improving their physical abilities to the way that they communicate with others.
What Is A Multisensory Room?
Multisensory rooms are immersive environments which have been specifically designed to develop the user’s senses. They include specialist sensory equipment which can either stimulate the user’s mental activity, provide a relaxing environment or promote interaction.
What is ADHD?
ADHD (short for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a group of symptoms which typically includes impulsiveness, hyperactivity and a lack of attentiveness. These things tend to be picked up at a young age – they are often highlighted when a child has a change of circumstances, such as beginning school. Continue reading
What is Aspergers Syndrome?
Aspergers Syndrome is a lifelong developmental disability like other conditions on the autism spectrum. It affects the way people interact with others around them, and how they perceive the world around them. Autism and Aspergers are more common in the UK than people realize with around 700,000 people living with Autism. Continue reading
What are Sensory Solutions?
Sensory solutions, is a broad term used to describe a range of products and environments. These have a key role in helping those with a range of sensory conditions and abilities. Sensory solutions come in all shapes and sizes, different people have different sensory requirements and a sensory solution for one may not be the right option for another. Continue reading
What Is A Multisensory Environment?
The Multisensory approach to therapy was developed in Holland in the 1970s by Jan Hulsegge and Ad Verheul while working at the De Hartenberg Institute in the Netherlands. It is based around the premise that the environment around a client has to be both soothing and stimulating. These multisensory environments can be filled with a range of sensory products and equipment, which are used as a therapy for those suffering from a range of conditions such as autism and other issues such as sensory development disorders, brain injuries or those with dementia. Continue reading