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Oswego, NY: New sensory room benefits kids with ASD

Sept 25, 2017, Oswego County (NY) Today: Sensory Rooms Provide Calming Environment For Local Students https://oswegocountytoday.com/sensory-rooms-provide-calming-environment-for-local-students/ Bright lights, smooth textures and serene scenes are a few of the highlights in the new Sensory Rooms for students with autism or autistic tendencies at the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation. ... Shannon Babbie, CiTi coordinator of student programs, said the rooms are designed to help provide a focus or calming environment to that specific population of students. They also help develop and stimulate senses in a safe space, which promotes self-care and aides in de-escalation of behaviors. ... Students may visit the room with supervision throughout the school day. …