DRAFT!!!!!!!!!

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Sensory-friendly solutions for businesses

Become accessible and inclusive while meeting the growing demand for sensory-friendly experiences... easily!

Your business or organization is committed to accessibility and inclusion. You know that being inclusive is critical to retaining customers.  But, sometimes, finding the right tools and training is hard: 

  • No one on your team has the qualifications to address accessibility and inclusion.
  • You don’t have the connections or bandwidth to hire a consulting firm.
  • You’re unsure how to make the right changes specific to your unique customer needs.
  • You want cost-effective ways to be accessible, in a way that’s sustainable so it ‘sticks’.

Sensory Friendly Solutions is here to help.

Sensory Friendly Solutions knows that addressing accessibility through the lens of sensory sensitivity and sensory overload achieves your needs, and more.  Sensory Friendly Solutions’ training and kits use an evidence-informed approach specially designed for companies and organizations to quickly implement changes that benefit everyone – customers and your team, alike.

Are you ready to retain the growing population of customers and team members who experience sensory sensitivity or sensory overload?

Then choose a Sensory Friendly Solution, alone or in combination, to easily create events, locations and experiences that are sensory-friendly.  

Illustration of a laptop with a big orange checkmark inside it.

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Online Training

Empower your team to deliver an exceptional experience at your event or location with Sensory Friendly Solutions’ online training.

Featuring industry-specific content to make the online training experience easier to implement in your own company or organization.

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Ready-Made Kits

Need something you can sell, loan or give to customers to make them comfortable at your sensory-rich event or location?

Order curated, evidence-based Sensory Friendly Solutions Kits that contain sensory tools that help  make people comfortable. 

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It is really important that we make the space accessible.

“Making changes to the building is important to everyone, even people who don’t experience sensory overload, because we want to provide an accessible space…”

– Abi Reinhart, Accessibility Leader, Social Enterprise Hub

Alison Says: I moved this ahead of Christina because it’s more ‘business’ than a singer/musician. At least as the first quote. Can something new be written for this? No one know what the ‘Social Enterprise Hub’ is, and all this text just says is “accessibility is important”. What did Abi’s team do? Why are they advocating this? How can other business owners see themselves in Abi’s content?

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*Sensory Friendly Solutions, Internal report data, 2021

Being sensory-friendly is part of accessibility and inclusion.

You are likely surprised to learn that 33% of the population is more likely to experience sensory sensitivity or sensory overload.

Children, adults, and seniors alike find events and locations too busy, too noisy, and too bright.

Moreover, sensory-friendly events, locations and experiences are in demand by people with anxiety, autism, concussion, hearing loss, neurodiversity, PTSD, sensory processing disorder and many more disabilities.

Are you ready to attract 33% of the population with help from Sensory Friendly Solutions?

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The World's 1st Sensory Friendly Certified Performer.

“I am being trained by Sensory Friendly Solutions to become the world’s first Sensory Friendly Performer because accessibility and inclusion for my audience are important to me.”

– Christina Martin, Singer Songwriter

Alison Agrees that interview should be reviewed to pull something more compelling. Are there any photos from a performance that shows it being more sensory friendly?

Or, what about writing something new she approves? She mentioned in meeting about benefits such as new attendees and them becoming fans.

Then the headline can be redone as well, that supports this is the step other businesses should take.

Addressing sensory issues is part of being accessible and inclusive.

Accessibility and inclusion are more than offering wheelchair ramps or sign-language interpretation. Many different disorders, disabilities or differences can contribute to people experiencing the barriers of  sensory sensitivity or sensory overload. Consider the contributing factors listed below and you can quickly see why becoming sensory-friendly is important.  

Christel says: use iceberg instead?

  • Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism, Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum, Disorder, High functioning autism, Autistic person
  • Concussion, Post-concussion Syndrome (PCS)
  • Dementia
  • Developmental Disability
  • Echolalia
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hearing loss, hard of hearing
  • Highly sensitive person (HSP)
  • Intellectual disability (ID)
  • Learning disability (LD)
  • Lewy-Body Dementia
  • Low vision, vision loss
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Mental disorders, mental illness
  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chron-ic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)
  • Non-verbal learning disability (NVLD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Sensory disorder or Sensory processing disorder (SPD)
  • Sensory integration disorder (SID)
  • Synesthesia
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Trauma, early childhood trauma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)
  • Vestibular disorder

Small sensory-friendly changes have a large impact.

Why choose Sensory Friendly Solutions?

Since 2016, Sensory Friendly Solutions has worked to achieve our mission as a social enterprise: make the world more sensory-friendly! We have established our thought leadership, and demonstrated our subject matter expertise with:

  • Alison says: short blurb here that says founder is OT with X years in sensory-experience. Basically, we’re turning Christel into an asset.
  • The world’s first podcast about sensory challenges and sensory-friendly solutions, with over 4000 downloads, it includes interviews with accessibility and inclusion leaders, as well as people with the lived experience of sensory challenges.
  • A growing newsletter that has more than 1500 subscribers interested in delivering sensory-friendly events and locations.
  • An incredible number of free resources:  more than 80 blog posts, 10 checklists and guides, a self-assessment tool for events and locations, a short documentary and 2 first-of-their-kind audio conferences, for dentistry and tourism.
  • Alison says: could B-corp go here instead of under logos?

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Sensory Friendly Solutions is a certified B Corp™. This company meets the highest standards of social and environmental impact.

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