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The cabin’s multisensory rooms use lights, sounds and textures to help children with their learning and provide a calm space for times of difficulty

The cabin’s multi-sensory rooms use lights, sounds and textures to help children with their learning and provide a calm space for times of difficulty.Ms Snowling added: “Sometimes the only way we can get a reaction from a child is when they are placed within a sensory environment and what a joy it is to see a child able to engage in this way and to maybe see a smile or a look of excitement or enjoyment on their face.”

The school has around 100 pupils aged 3-16 with complex physical or learning difficulties, often needing specialist support.

BT and the Lord’s Taverners, are supporting around 30 schools with sensory equipment.

Jonathan Legh-Smith, head of partnerships and strategic research at BT said: “As the father of a young man with special educational needs I know from personal experience how important sensory rooms are to students.

Source: Ipswich’s Thomas Wolsey School unveils innovative sensory cabin for pupils after year of fundraising – Latest Ipswich News – Ipswich Star

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Why does the lizard stick his tongue out? The lizard sticks its tongue out because that’s the way its listening and looking and tasting its environment. It’s its means of appreciating what’s in front of it.

— William Shatner