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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,”…
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Habilitas donors inaugurate state-of-the-art Snoezelen room at Mackay Centre and PEL Schools

By Wendy SingerSeptember 12, 2019 Montreal , September 10, 2019 -After three years of planning, Habilitas Foundation (formerly the MAB-Mackay, Constance-Lethbridge and Camp Massawippi Foundations), the Mackay Centre and Philip E. Layton (PEL) Schools, and the Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre (previously MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre) unveiled a brand new Snoezelen® room at the Mackay Centre and PEL…
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Technology innovations that enhance lives, courtesy of Baptist Village

By Jason Davis July 15, 2019 Baptist Village Communities (BVC) is shaping the future of aging services. It is a contributing factor to BVC’s six decades of providing excellent services. The Bill and Susan Pierce Shaping the Future of Aging Services Fund gives Baptist Village Communities a considerable asset. This fund allows BVC to continue to…
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Educational space for special needs kids is a first of its kind

Designed by a Fremont special education teacher, the Sensory Courtyard is a calming space filled with butterflies, waterfalls, and even a swing. It looks to provide a calm environment for kids to learn and have fun. By Rachael Miner April 6, 2019 Little giggles and lots of jangles can be heard throughout the Sensory Courtyard. The…
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