Solution Name: Development of A Sensory Room
The use of a sensory room is a space designed to provide a place for individuals with sensory issues to decompress and confront a variety of sensory issues in a way that will ultimately help the individual to learn how to cope with seemingly normal experiences.
Sensory Lighting: If the room already has windows, find curtains or shades that can soften the natural light and create a more calming space. If there is a dark space that needs a certain amount of light, select lights that enables to maintain a soft, calm feeling in the room.
Aromatherapy: Shown to reduce stress and anxiety, using a diffuser in the sensory space can set the mood and be calming.
Sensory Solutions for Auditory Needs
Sound machine: Whether the individual is soothed by music or white noise, a sound machine or music player of some kind may be helpful in the sensory space.
Sensory Solutions for Vestibular and Motor Skills
Donut balls: These are designed to improve coordination, balance and flexibility. They are like exercise balls and improve core strength.
Ball chairs: These chairs can assist with an individual that struggles with sitting still and paying attention. With regular use, they can also improve balance and posture.
Hanging chair: This zero-gravity chair is designed to improve gross motor and vestibular functioning.
Sensory Solutions for Tactile Needs
Textured therapy ball: This ball is covered with hundreds of small bumps that increase stimulation while also providing exercise.
Gel Mats: Gel mats combine tactile experiences with improving finger strength and hand-eye coordination.
Tactile solutions These items are designed to decrease stress and increase focus and concentration. They can also assist with improve the individual’s tactile awareness and fine motor skills.
Description: InnoGear Upgraded Version Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser
2. Sound Machine
Description: White Noise Sound Machine – Portable
Description: TECHMOO Donut Ball with Foot Pump
4. Ball Chairs
Description: Giam Backless Balance Ball Chair
Description: Hanging Basket Seat
6. Textured Therapy Ball (NA)
Description: Spikey Massage Ball (pack of 2)
Description: SESEAT Gel Cushion Soft / Seat Pad
8. Tactile Solutions
Description: 23 Pack of Sensory/ Fidget Items