Sensory issues are common in children with special needs. Sensory issues include sensitivity to smells, touch, texture, taste, light and sound. The exact cause of sensory problems is not known. However, it relates to poor processing of the information received through the senses.
A Sensory Room is a specially designed room which combines a range of stimuli to help individuals develop and engage their senses. These can include lights, colours, sounds, sensory soft play objects, aromas all within a safe environment that allows the person using it to explore and interact without risk.
LDPA Sensory room is a therapeutic space with a variety of equipment that provides students with special needs with personalized sensory input—helps these children calm and focus and enhances learning through hands-on activities that stimulate the child's senses. This is a great way for children to explore the world they live in! ...LDPA Sensory room supports language development, cognitive growth, fine and gross motor skills, problem solving skills, and social interaction.
What are the benefits of a sensory room?
When users engage and explore their surroundings, they are beginning to learn how to react and interact with the much larger world around them.
Increased learning and play:
Sensory stimulation engages different areas of the brain and helps children better absorb and retain information.
Improved balance, movement, and spatial orientation:
“Sensory rooms can help develop users’ visual processing abilities as well as their fine and gross motor skills, facilitating day-to-day living.”
Helps tackle behavioral problems:
Multi-sensory environments can be “highly absorbing, providing a moment of comfort and calm for overactive and distressed individuals, and helping inactive individuals to feel better engaged.This improves focus and prevents users from getting the urge to ‘act up.'”