This series of slides is presented to show the stages of arousal that takes place in a Multi-Sensory Environment. Notice how, over the course of the slideshow, the level of arousal of this three-year-old, goes from her initial state of “excitement” to one that changes to a focused baseline, ready to learn!
Linda’s work has once again been featured in the news! This time she is featured during the training of the staff at Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The article is as follows:
A Stimulating Environment
Sunnyside Multisensory Program Targets Stress
By Alexandra Conroy
March 29, 2011
Harrisonburg – As soon as 83-year-old Jeanette Fox entered the multisensory room at the Sunnyside retirement community recently, her eyes fixed on the tall, neon-lit bubble tube in the corner.
Linda has been featured in The Exponent, the newspaper of East Grand Forks, Minnesota. She was called in as a consultant to train the staff in the use of their new Multi-Sensory Environment. The article as follows:
A Room That Uses the Other Eighty Percent
By Jordan Meyer
March 30, 2011
The Polk County DAC in East Grand Forks recently added a multi-sensory room to further help their clients.
A summary report of the 8th International Snoezelen Association (ISNA) Symposium has been posted to the site, in the Research and Articles section. You will see a two-page report detailing Keynote Speakers and Workshops. You may find the report Here.
Linda will be presenting and training at the 2010 Activity Professionals of Ontario Convention. This session will provide a basic overview and will address some of the reasons for the need of a Multi-Sensory Environment (MSE) to benefit our resident’s needs. This session will give the participants an understanding of what a sensory diet is and an understanding of the sensory process. Participants will gain a better knowledge of how to combine these two elements and a MSE for a successful treatment.
Linda’s visit to the Filling Home in Ohio has been featured in The Crescent News of Ohio. The article as follows:
Expert Helps Staff Learn to Use Sensorium
Equipment to aid Filling home individuals.
By Jared Orzolek
May 7, 2010
NAPOLEON – A leading expert in the utilization of multi-sensory environments to treat people with developmental disabilities was in Napoleon Thursday to assist the staff at the Filling Memorial Home of Mercy.
Linda has had the opportunity to work with the good people at Stockton Elementary in Chicago to create a Snoezelen Room facility. The room has recently been featured as a video news article on the City of Chicago’s website.
Linda helped design the Multi-Sensory Environment and trained it’s practitioners. Visit our Services Page to learn more about the services Linda provides.