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

Random sensory quotes

“Why would a tusk break the rules of normal development by expressing millions of sensory pathways that connect its nervous system to the frigid arctic environment? Such a finding is startling and indeed surprised all of us who discovered it.”

— Martin Nweeia