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Senior woman checking out her groceries.

Senior Shopping Hours

More and more stores, shops and essential establishments around the world offer special senior shopping hours. It started during COVID-19. Additionally, research has found that senior shopping hours have been perceived positively by older adults. Find help is this blog post focused on senior shopping. These recommendations apply anytime, regardless of coronavirus or not. Learn easy ways

Inside of Cameron Library.

Neurodiversity for Children and Teens: The Burnaby Public Library

What is neurodiversity? Have you heard the term neurodiverse, neuroatypical or neurodiversity being used more recently?  People who identify with being neurodiverse may also seek sensory-friendly experiences due to sensory sensitivity or sensory overload. The neurodiverse experts are in our communities For example, over the past few years, the Burnaby Public Library has been going

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Mental Health at Work: Manage Sensory Overload

Ever since I was a kid, I have been impacted by two things. First, my mental health.  And second, my desire to be an entrepreneur.  Little did I know then that I would embark on a journey that would require me to do a lot of self-work.  And that mental-health for startups would be important. That

Boy and girl looking at exhibit at museum.

10 Ways to Make Tourism Sensory-Friendly

Being sensory-friendly helps travellers and visitors who have sensory sensitivities and experience sensory overload. This also affects more people than you might think.  Becoming sensory-friendly can be quite simple.  A few changes make all the difference to visitors and travellers.   Travelling with autism for families with an autistic child can be especially difficult due to the

Dr. Peggy Bown, a sensory-friendly dentist and patient

A Sensory-Friendly Dentist: More Than Autistic Patients

You make think a sensory-friendly dentist is just for adults with autism or autistic children.  However, many more people seek out dentists who manage the sensory-rich experience of dental care.  Although pediatric dentists and dentists for autistic adults and children should offer a sensory-friendly dental appointment too. Peggy Bown Dentistry:  a sensory-friendly dentist, an autism-friendly

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Sensory-Friendly Co-Working Space Design in Shared Offices

Co-working space design is a topic of interest in shared workspaces.  Large companies create co-working spaces for their employees to work together.  Individual offices are reduced or may not even exist.  Workers may share desks and worksurfaces.  Small companies and solo-entrepreneurs use co-working spaces too.  In those instances, space is rented both short and long

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Awesome Trade Show Ideas: Virtual and In-Person

Are you looking for some awesome trade show ideas to make your next booth or trade show stand out at a virtual or in-person event? For in-person events, conference halls and trade shows by nature are often sensory-rich.  At virtual trade shows, it can be challenging to stand out from the “crowd”. Both in-person and

Asian woman presenting information on tablet.

Good Presentation Skills: Make it Sensory-Friendly

What are the qualities of good presentations? Presenting a workshop or at a conference is an acquired skill. Even more so online and virtually.  For instance, you likely remember a presentation when you struggled to pay attention. Learn how to give a sensory-friendly presentation.  Being sensory-friendly is important for presentation skills. In addition, follow these

Asian woman with hands up smiling at laptop.

Productivity at Work: Love Your Workspace

Productivity at work is by design, not happenstance. One of the best ways to be more productive at work by falling in love with your workspace is by making it sensory-friendly. Design at work is often forgotten and neglected. However,  we are here to tell you that the workspace by design is important and often overlooked. 

People singing at church.

Easy Steps to Create a Sensory Room at Church

Does your church need a sensory room? More churches and places of worship are adding sensory rooms to their facilities. In addition, some churches offer sensory-friendly services too. Do you think your church would benefit from a special needs or a sensory room?  Furthermore, do you wonder how to offer a sensory-friendly service? For instance, if these

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