Success Stories

Department of Veterans Affairs

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched an innovation initiative to bring fresh ideas from VA employees to solve departmental challenges. A therapist working at the VA’s Specialty Care Clinic in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, submitted her proposal for a Snoezelen room to help treat veterans suffering from dementia and related effects. The VA…
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Canadian Deafblind Association

The 13,380 square foot Resource Centre provides Canadian Deafblind Association Ontario with the ability to provide additional programs for people who are deafblind from across Ontario in areas such as volunteer opportunities, music programs, sensory experiences, respite, social and recreational activities, art programs, and much more. FlagHouse worked with CDBA in Paris, Ontario to design…
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Stockton Elementary School

Stockton Elementary School enrolls approximately 500 students, and is Chicago’s northernmost receiving school for early childhood students with special needs. With both an early childhood special education program for ages 3 to 6 and special education classes for students’ ages 7 to 12, Stockton caters to about 100 students with a range of special needs,…
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Orange Grove Center

The Snoezelen® Multi-Sensory Environment at Orange Grove Center is designed to engage and stimulate students' senses and provide a method for nurturing sensory integration, and it's working. The Snoezelen MSE has produced exciting anecdotal results. A young man with pronounced autism who had previously demonstrated profoundly limited social and verbal skills is now more engaged…
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