Blog Month: January 2022

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Create a Sensory-Friendly Valentine’s Day Classroom Celebration

As a child, Valentine’s Day celebrations at schools are often filled with candy, cards and heart-themed activities. This holiday is a time for celebration and excitement. However, for students with autism, sensory sensitivities or sensory disorders, Valentine’s Day celebrations in the classroom can be a confusing and overwhelming experience. As a result, many children may

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Host a Sensory Friendly Virtual Valentine’s Day Classroom Party

For many students, holiday celebrations at schools are different with online learning. Many children are navigating school online and remotely. This transition is difficult for students and parents, as well as teachers. Many educators struggle to create a sensory-friendly virtual classroom to accommodate all students’ needs. As a result, many teachers are unaware of the

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What Is a Sensory-Friendly Play?

A sensory-friendly play is simply a play that has been adapted to be less overwhelming for the senses. Essentially, it becomes friendly for your audience’s sensory experience. Plays become sensory-friendly by changing things in the theatre and by changing the play itself, if needed. The same play may be adapted differently by different theatres. Likewise,

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Website Accessibility Includes Being Sensory-Friendly

Have you ever thought about the accessibility of your website? Or the accessibility of websites you visit? You might think that website accessibility is only important, for instance, for people who have changes in their vision and use screen readers. The accessibility of your website is critical for anyone who uses a screen reader and

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What Does It Mean to be Sensory Sensitive?

Have you heard the term sensory sensitivity? Additionally, you may also be wondering why more events and locations as identifying as being sensory-friendly. Learn about how sensory sensitivities are driving a large and growing community of people to seek out sensory-friendly experiences. For someone who is sensory sensitive, they experience one or more of the

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Sensory Friendly Solutions is a B Corp™

As of January 3, 2022, Sensory Friendly Solutions, as social enterprise, a for-profit impact business, is now also a B Corp™. Sensory Friendly Solutions has joined the global community of businesses who play an important role creating an inclusive and sustainable world. What it means to be a B Corp™ B Lab™ is a network

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