Jul 21, 2021 3:54 PM By: Ben Bengtson With the flick of a switch, what looks like an ordinary room on four wheels has turned into an extraordinary oasis for those who need it. In an effort to stimulate the senses, inspire the soul and offer reprieve for people in the community who could use a little…Read more
Chileda adds new “Snoezelen” room for kids to help with anxiety
Chileda adds new “Snoezelen” room for kids to help with anxiety LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Students at Chileda in La Crosse have a new room to help them reduce anxiety. It's called the "Snoezelen" room, a combination of two Dutch words that mean "to explore" and "to relax". The room used to be an…Read more
Romeoville home to Sensory Room for special needs community
By Kathy BeckmannMarch 10, 2020 The Northern Will County Special Recreation Association (NWCSRA) now has a certified Snoezelen Sensory Room for individuals enrolled in their programs. Snoezelen rooms are designed to reduce anxiety and engage the senses through the use of lights, sounds, and touch. “This room has taken about two years to come together,”…Read more
Alzheimer’s Q&A: Are multisensory therapies helpful as behavioral interventions for those with Alzheimer’s?
By Dana TerritoMarch 1, 2020 A review in the Journal of Clinical Nursing on the effects of sensory stimulation concluded that most kinds of sensory stimulation reduced agitation, anxiety, aggression, depression and improved the quality of life for those with Alzheimer's. Sensory stimulation is defined as anything that affects one of our five senses —…Read more