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S.M.I.L.E., an example of how universities are working to shatter the ivory tower

Academic life is slowly becoming more engaged with the outside world—and students are leading the way Maclean's magazine recently featured Acadia University's S.M.I.L.E. (Sensory Motor Instructional Leadership Experience) program in an article. The following is an excerpt, highlighting the university-community engagement project: During orientation two years ago, Acadia president Ray Ivany watched as hundreds of…
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New therapeutic sensory room an oasis for disabled people

New therapeutic sensory room an oasis for disabled people By Philip Raphael November 24, 2016 The soft glowing lights slowly shift the colours of the walls from a soothing, deep indigo to a warm, autumn red. Meanwhile, bubbles gently gurgle and provide a restful soundtrack as they rise from the bottom of a tall, transparent,…
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