Blog Tag: sensory 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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Sensory-Friendly Homes: Beyond Autism

When I designed the apartment in my home, I considered two things:  autism-friendly home modifications and sensory-friendly spaces.  I have rented the apartment, fully furnished for both short and long-term rental.  Due to my dedication to sensory-friendly living, I wanted to ensure that I designed a living space for autistic persons.  Additionally, I wanted to

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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

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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

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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,

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Where to Find Sensory Activities for Autism

Do you wonder about sensory activities for autism?  Moreover, would you like to know what they are? Or what activities children or adults with autism enjoy? Sensory activities pay extra attention to the senses. That is due to the overlap between sensory overload and autism.  In addition, for children with autism, special sensory activities are often

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Barriers to Healthcare When Sensory Sensitivity Is a Problem

Barriers to healthcare. What is a barrier to healthcare?  A barrier is an obstacle.  Barriers to healthcare can mean poor health outcomes and well-being. This is true for people of all ages. Healthcare is delivered by many different health professionals. Sometimes called  healthcare providers.  They include: hospitals and hospital staff, medicine or medical services delivered

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4 Tips to Manage Sensory Overload and Holiday Stress

Are you looking for four tips on how to deal with holiday stress?  In this blog post, you will learn about going back to the basics as the most effective strategies to help keep the holidays enjoyable.  You and your family can manage sensory overload. Holiday stress is real The holiday season is already upon

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Why a Quiet Zone Is Important For Your Santa Claus Parade

A Christmas Parade is what I like to call a sensory-rich experience.  That’s a term I’ve coined to help explain the opposite of sensory-friendly.  Did you know that if you add a quiet zone to your Santa Claus Parade, you will attract many more people to your parade?  Parades are known for loud music, bright,

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Sensitive Santa Events

Why Sensitive Santa? Wondering why parents search for and choose a Sensitive Santa event for their child?  Do you enjoy looking back at yearly family photos of your children sitting on Santa’s lap? It may surprise you to learn that for many children, having their photo taken with Santa Claus is a challenge. However, finding

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