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(Ireland) Kildare SPED school gets sensory room for "self-regulation requirements"

Mar 1, 2019, Kildare Nationalist: Official opening of school's sensory room https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enUS811US811&biw=1153&bih=777&tbs=sbd%3A1&tbm=nws&ei=Jyp8XNvLJ5aHjwS4jZPADg&q=school+autism&oq=school+autism&gs_l=psy-ab.3..0.11841.15511.0.15853.33.17.0.4.4.0.89.1208.16.17.0....0...1c.1.64.psy-ab..18.14.734.0...78.vnZ2fsexG90 ST Mark’s School, which caters to children and teenagers with special educational needs, will be opening up its new sensory room today. The school received no grants for the construction of the room and it is the result of a huge fundraising effort, a duck race held back in 2018 by staff, students and parents, as well as donations by various other sponsors. Acting principal Ross Dignam said students with sensory needs and self-regulation requirements will find that the features of this room will be of great benefit when seeking sensory stimulation. “The room will allow a student to regulate themselves for a short period so that they can re-engage with their other learning activities in a more concentrated way,” he said. …