Canada just got its first autism-friendly hotel and it’s awesome

Having a quiet room while vacationing can have a deep meaning for people with autism, and Hotel Port Aux Basques is the first in the country to offer accommodations specifically designed for those with the condition. The idea was born “after meeting with some of the parents who described how difficult it was travelling with their children […]

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Airport Sensory Room for Passengers with Special Needs

Shannon Airport in Ireland has officially opened Europe’s first airport sensory room for passengers with special needs. The sensory room, located off the airport’s Departure Lounge, is intended to offer a “relaxing environment” for passengers ahead of flying and is aimed at children and adults with neurodevelopmental challenges, including autism. Airport operations director Niall Maloney urged other airports to […]

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Better Bath – Relaxation for child and exhausted parents

  In Mitra’s everyday life, enjoying in the bathtub doesn’t necessarily mean submerging her body in hot water and rubbing her! It gives her relaxation and it gives us benefits of wicking away stress and getting some time for ourselves. From Mitra’s point of view, being in the bathtub is about relaxation. It is about […]

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Playing Music – Improving mood, motivation, and overall well-being

Playing music addresses a number of emotional, cognitive, and social issues for Mitra. It was used at the hospital where Mitra had a long stay during the first two years of her life and we could see that she enjoyed the healing benefits of music. The process of making and listening to music provided us […]

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Sky Projector – Relaxation with beauty of a stellar sky!

  Sky projector for relaxation Sky projector is a big help when most of the nights we have to use a lot of time to make the little princess fall asleep. We sing for her and give her massage but sometimes we just fall asleep before her because she is still full of energy or feeling no […]

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Sensory LED Projector

LED sensory mood lighting can have a positive, calming effect on children with special needs. It helps to develop, balance and encourage creativity and well-being within the home. Research between lighting and autism has shown numerous positive associations between color and mood. Certain colors, such as blue, can help towards creativity and calmness. Mood lighting adds to […]

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Sensory Bubble Tube – Captivating piece of sensory equipment

Bubble tubes are an essential element to any multi-sensory room, they  are captivating pieces of sensory equipment, the combination of ever-changing bubbles and colors creates a magical focus point in any darkened area. Bubble tubes are perhaps the most distinctive accessory in multi-sensory environments, whether it is in a calming room or an interactive room, […]

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