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El Paso, TX: More local schools adding sensory rooms so ASD students can relax

Oct 23, 2018, Fox14, El Paso, TX: Several EPISD schools trying new learning techniques with sensory rooms Several El Paso Independent School District schools are trying a new learning technique for their students with autism spectrum disorder to enhance learning. Lincoln Middle School is one of the schools using sensory rooms that convert to classrooms. … The rooms help autistic students relax, according to researchers…. The rooms offer areas with motion, sounds, sights and feelings to feed the child's sensory diet. Other schools with these sensory rooms include Newman, Herrera, and Moreno elementary schools. Richardson Middle and Rosa Guerrero Elementary are currently building their own.

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