Sensory - Communication
Sensory Story Eq. P
Students use a variety of multisensory props and visual aids. Promotes communication, anticipation and engagement through repetition.
|Circle Time||Use communication aids (switches/E-tran) to promote peer engagement, anticipation and self-awareness. Embeds students’ daily timetable with the use of comm symbols and OOR.|
|Bucket||Gains student’s attention and interest by gaining students anticipation, excitement and observation of the content of the bucket.|
|Music||Students experience differentiation between rhythm, tempo, noises and sounds, using a variety of accessible musical instruments.|
|Interaction||Promotes positive interaction, builds relationships and communication,|
|Play||Offered opportunities to explore unfamiliar pla- based activities, promoting choice and decision-making and problem-solving.|
|Exploration||Opportunities to explore different textures and smells in an adapted environment.|
|Relaxation||Relaxing music alongside a sensory massage and a diffuser to relax the senses.|
|TacPac||Tacpac is a sensory communication resource using touch and music. This helps with sensory impairment, developmental delay, complex learning difficulties, tactile defensiveness and limited or pre-verbal level of communication.|
ASDAN Community Inclusion
- Sensory story
Students engage in a weekly sensory story with a mixed group of Year 11 – 13 students from the for Sensory Provision classes, using a visual story and physical props. Topics include: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and Moana. This develops communication, literacy, and listening skills, as well as encouraging group participation.