We found some fantastic videos about Sensory Overload on the Autism Speaks website…

Sensory Overload

They illustrate how noxious sensory stimulation can be for individuals with ASD, they may help you to better understand the difficulty of living with ASD. Click here to view>

Did you know we have a Sensory Room at The Chantry which available for hire? 

The Sensory Room at The Chantry, has been thoughtfully designed and supplied by Multi Sensory Environment experts, Rompa. The products within it have been specifically chosen to cater for, and benefit, service users that have Autism, Aspergers and Learning Difficulties, it is especially useful for those service users that may display challenging behaviour.

Sensory rooms offer a space where residents can come and unwind in a calm, peaceful and safe environment.

The calm inducing products featured in our state of the art sensory room include: projectors, UV lighting, mirror ball, bubble tubes, magic wands, beanbags, fibre optic spray and spotlights. Not only that, these products are all controlled via a magical ‘Talking Cube’, a wireless soft-play cube that has useful educational applications, such as helping individuals understand cause and effect.

Sensory Room Benefits Include:
Stimulates the senses.
Provides alternatives to medications & isolation.
Increases functionality, awareness and attention.
Improves appetite, memory, cognition & speech.
Increases happiness.
Encourages movement, range of motion & posture.
Improves Relationships.
Decreases aggression, abuse, anxiety and wandering.

The Sensory Room is open to both residents and non residents. If you would like to use our sensory or you know of someone that would, please contact us on 01163 669 655 and we will be delighted to make a booking for you.

 

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