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(Australia) School gets sensory room for ASD students; teacher is "ecstatic"

Aug 9, 2018,) Illawarra Mercury: Corrimal East Public School opens its new sensory room https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/5577525/corrimal-schools-new-sensory-room-helps-students-reduce-anxiety/ ...Julia Stirling, the school’s support unit relieving assistant principal, was just ecstatic with how good the sensory room looked…. Corrimal East Public School has three Autism Special Education Support Classes consisting of 21 students, three classroom teachers, three School Learning Support Officers (SLSOs) and an assistant principal (Mrs Stirling). “Students within our Autism support classes can experience high anxiety, have trouble self regulating their emotions and behaviours,” Mrs Stirling said. “The sensory room is an important resource for them to utilise to help calm themselves, develop strategies to help self regulate and reduce anxiety. …