Showcasing Magic Mirror, Magic Carpet and Sensory VR, as well as the latest in Assistive Technology and Sensory Room design   Naidex 2018 will see the launch of Sensory Guru’s pioneering new products and mixed access solutions, which aim to enable people of all ages and abilities to access learning, therapy and play in exciting new ways.   Sensory Guru’s latest development, Magic Mirror, provides users with highly engaging,...

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        As part of #WorldAutismAwarenessWeek, Chloe Harwood, Head of Sensory Room Design at Sensory Guru, has shared her top tips on how to create learning spaces that are accessible for a person with autism.   Versatility   People with autism can suffer from hypersensitivity or hyposensitivity.   Hypersensitivity relates to when a person’s senses are too acute. This means that they could become overstimulated and sensitive to certain sounds, smells, sights or textures.   Hyposensitivity...

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Did you know that our sense of touch is controlled by a huge network of nerve endings and touch receptors in the skin known as the somatosensory system?   This system is responsible for all the sensations that we feel. It is made up of a complex system of sensory neurons and pathways that send messages to the brain, in response to changes taking place on our bodies surface.   The brain does not respond to...

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Did you know that we store different parts of a memory, such as sounds, music, objects, or people’s faces in different parts of our brain?   This means that when we try to recall something that has happened, we have to piece the various elements of the memory back together, by recalling information that is stored in the different locations.   Due to this, if certain sections of our...

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  [caption id="attachment_20859" align="alignright" width="300"] National Autistic Society Campaign[/caption] An overwhelming 40% of parents who have a child with autism say that their child’s school does not adequately meet their needs, according to a report published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism (APPGA) and the National Autistic Society (NAS).   Despite more than 1 in 100 children being autistic, Autism and education in England 2017, states that...

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