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Dothan, AL $5,000 grant goes for sensory room/'calm down area'

Feb 1, 2023, WDHN, Dothan, AL: A sensory room for students at Dothan Prep https://www.wdhn.com/news/a-sensory-room-for-students-at-dothan-prep/amp/

Students at Dothan Preparatory Academy now have a place to go if they need to take a break from the school day.

It’s called a sensory room.

“It’s a room where the kids can go for a calm down area,” Dothan Prep, Special Education Teacher Briana Gibson said. “If they are getting frustrated or if they just need to let off some steam or if they just want to socialize and collaborate with their peers on social skills. This area was designed for them.”…

The grant was for $5,000 from the Wiregrass Resource Conservation and Development Council.


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