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…Read more
Our North American Partner, FlagHouse, illustrates the simple process you’ll go through in order to get your own Snoezelen Multi-Sensory Environment.
High-tech special needs school in northwest Calgary a hit with the kids, principal says By CBC News Jan 28, 2017 A unique new school in northwest Calgary is a far cry from the cramped, old facility its special-needs students had been using, its principal says. Christine Meikle School, which opened this month in Varsity at…Read more
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,…Read more