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E. Stroudsburg, PA: All district elem schools to get calming rooms; plans for secondary schools too

April 23, 2019, Moosic, PA, ABC16: New Sensory Room Unveiled at East Stroudsburg Area School District https://wnep.com/2019/04/23/new-sensory-room-unveiled-at-east-stroudsburg-area-school-district/ MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — East Stroudsburg Area School district showed off a new therapy space for students in one of its elementary schools. Middle Smithfield Elementary School near Marshalls Creek now has a sensory room, designed to help children with special needs. … The room is designed to help children with special needs engage their senses. There are calming spaces and interactive spaces all throughout the room…. Now soon enough, these sensory rooms will be in all six elementary schools, and officials say they are even looking into adding rooms to secondary schools, too. “At our secondary rooms we will probably add more calming elements as opposed to the more high-impact stuff here just to help regulate our kids and meet their sensory needs,” said Matthew Krauss, Access Program coordinator. …