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Sensory Rooms for Schools, Therapy Centers & Individuals

Sensory rooms started appearing in the U.S. several decades ago in response to children who were experiencing sensory disorders or struggling with proprioception. Back then, the lines were a lot more blurred, and therapists were only just beginning to separate special needs disorders into categories such as autism and Asperger’s syndrome.

Sensory integration therapy was designed to address how children (or adults) responded to certain stimuli. From integrating sights and sounds to foods, smells and textures, sensory therapy could help those with a sensory processing disorder become more tolerant while also satisfying the types of stimulation they craved. Sensory room equipment can be visual, auditory, tactile, and physical and even emotional.

In recent years, sensory therapy has begun to become more mainstream. New studies about the efficacy of sensory rooms and sensory integration are being increasingly funded, and its no surprise that the results back parents' claims that their children actually improve when exposed to sensory integration.

When autistic children ages 4-8 were provided with one hour of sensory intervention three times per week in this study, independent evaluators concluded that the kids “were better able to participate in self-care and social activities.”

Sensory rooms are ushering in a new era of integrating schoolchildren into normal settings and getting them ready for learning.
Once mainly used experimentally, sensory rooms are now starting to spring up everywhere. A sensory room could incorporate as little as dimmed lighting and soft sounds and be as elaborate as crash pads, pressure machines, bubble columns and swing sets.

Different equipment is designed to address different issues; the child who needs to blow off steam will want to run, jump or crash whereas the overstimulated child will benefit from soothing sounds and sights.

Teachers who incorporate sensory rooms into their classroom setting are finding that children are more in tune with the learning experience, whether it’s just another manic Monday or it’s standardized testing week.

Sensory rooms can address the need for relaxation, stimulation, socialization or sensory integration. When creating a sensory room, you may want to focus on tactile needs, proprioception, taste or smell integration, or simply play time.

We work with a variety of manufacturers and budgets to meet our customers’ individual needs. Fill out and submit this form to start learning more about how you can make your sensory room vision a reality.

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Peltor - Over The Head Earmuff X1A Peltor - Over The Head Earmuff X1A

The X-Series earmuffs are 3M’s latest advancement in hearing conservation. New technologies in comfort, design and protection all come together in this groundbreaking earmuff line. The X1A is a lightweight, low-profile earmuff designed for protection against low-level industrial noise and other loud sounds. It features an electrically insulated wire headband, often referred to as “dielectric”

  • The wire headband offers consistent pressure over prolonged wearing periods
  • - Earcup pivot points tilt for optimum comfort and efficiency
  • - Replaceable ear cushions and foam liners (hygiene kit HYX1)
  • - Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)b 22 dB. CSA Class A

Starts at: $19.49
Gymnic Ball Support Gymnic Ball Support

**Discontinued - only 2 small supports left**

The Gymnic BallBowl (measuring 18-1/2 x 18-1/2 inches or 47 centimeters) is a unique ring designed to hold therapy balls sized between approximately 17-3/4 to 21-3/5 inches (45 to 55 centimeters). The small BallBowl is ideal for individuals working on sitting on balance who are not prepared for the less stable feel and environment of therapy balls. The latex-free BallBowl can support heavy loads and is also anti-skid with its 3 sturdy stoppers. Sold as 1 ball stand unit only. Compatible with any exercise or stability ball brand.
Therapy ball(s) not included.

Starts at: $44.00
Sale Price: $39.50
Savings: $4.50
Sensory Vibrating Pillow Sensory Vibrating Pillow

A vibrating pillow! Tons of input for cuddly sensory-seekers!

Place it behind you for a massage, or hug it for a sensory cuddle.

Battery is rechargeable- take this vibrating friend with you, for on-the-go input.

This handy wipe-clean cover massage pillow is perfect for heavy use and to use with multiple children due to its wipe-clean cover and rechargeable lithium battery.

5v USB cable allows easy charging for 18 hours of use.

2 mode settings allow you to control vibration levels and the Auto on off feature means vibration will start automatically and switch off when unattended.

Starts at: $40.00
Playlearn Round Jellyfish Lamp with Remote Playlearn Round Jellyfish Lamp with Remote

Round Jellyfish Lamp with Remote

Starts at: $56.00
Bouncy Band Peapod Comfy Inflatable Chair with Pump Bouncy Band Peapod Comfy Inflatable Chair with Pump

Comfy Cozy Peapod Inflatable Chair for Kids by Bouncyband Provides Sensory Relief & Compression for Kids Aged 4-10 – Pump included.

The soft chair offers a soft embrace that helps in relieving anxiety, gives a sense of security. Soft durable comfy chair is easy to inflate. Perfect for School or Home. Made with finest flocked super-strong vinyl with heavy-duty triple welded seams. Soft like velvet, strong and sturdy for endless kids play. Supports all children including kids with ADHD, Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder.

· AGES 4-10, 26x28x22” and holds up to 200 lbs. Safety Tested – Latex and Phthalate free.

Starts at: $89.99
Sale Price: $60.00
Savings: $29.99
Got Special Kids | Tyler the Weighted Turtle provides a lap pad for soothing any person. Fuzzy Fin the Turtle

Tommy the Turtle loves to be cuddled! 4 lbs

Starts at: $61.00
Jumbo Magnets Jumbo Magnets

Magnetic Balls and Rods Stick Building Block Set Educational Toys

Starts at: $86.40
Relaxus - Calming Weighted Blanket Relaxus - Calming Weighted Blanket

5pds Kids Weighted Blanket

Starts at: $98.99