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(Australia)School has "therapy club" for sensory issues

Oct 2, 2017, (Australia) The Queensland Times: Safe space to provide children with the therapy they need https://www.qt.com.au/news/safe-space-to-provide-children-with-the-therapy-th/3227714/ KNOWING some kids need to have a chill out space where they can talk to a friendly face is what prompted Fiona Fragakis to start up a Kids' Therapy Club in the Scenic Rim. She got together with some industry professionals to create the club, which is located at Tamborine Mountain State School. The new facility will provide a wide range of affordable services which will allow children with special needs, various mental health disorders, and those who just need to talk about their problems, have access to different therapy options.... ”The first room is an occupational therapy room and this will be where the kids go through a lot of therapy practice for sensory issues, for their gross and fine motor planning skills, for self regulation and more,” Ms Fragakis said.... "Our psychologist said the kids really respond amazingly well in the sensory room because they really do relax in here and they get over their anxiety. …