Sensory Room & Occupational Therapy Services:
The sensory room offers a nurturing, student-centered sensory supportive interdisciplinary treatment space. The room is used to facilitate empowerment, self-organization, relaxation, self-awareness, sensory awareness, and self-expression/communication. The room offers a variety of sensory modalities that the students can explore and use to assist with self-regulating when they are feeling over stimulated, overwhelmed, over loaded, and/or on over drive. Contrarily, one can use the sensory room when feeling depressed, sad, tired, exhausted, etc. to assist with changing alertness levels to be able to attend to daily activities. The sensory room promotes self-awareness regarding sensory needs to assist the students with being able to maintain functional levels of alertness/self-regulation for a given situation or activity.