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Cedar Rapids, IA: Loras College students with ASD have "sensory room"

Feb 1, 2018, ABC9, Cedar Rapids, IA: Loras College sensory room offers small sanctuary for students on autism spectrum http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Loras-College-sensory-room-offers-small-sanctuary-for-students-on-autism-spectrum-472240283.html The school is in its second year of operating the Autism Resources for Career and Higher Education (ARCH) Program. Students enrolled in this program receive extra support from faculty and staff during their four years at Loras. One of the newest additions to the program is a sensory room. It's a relatively small room inside Rohlmann Hall, and it's full of so many activities for students, like games, sensory bottles, a punching bag, trampoline and more. … "Our goal is to have a room like this in every res. hall soon and perhaps every building at some point," she said. Gallagher doesn't know of any other college in eastern Iowa that has a sensory room. But she wants other colleges to follow their lead. …