Sensory Rooms — Facilitating Neurodivergent- Friendly Workplaces

Before we get into the details of sensory rooms, it helps if we understand why sensory rooms were invented in the first place.

Children in the autistic spectrum have often been described as engaging in repetitive actions, such as hand flapping, hair twirling and skin picking, often referred to as “stims”. For a long time, the reasons for this behavior were unclear and frowned upon. As a result, caregivers and clinicians sought to prevent this behavior. Now though, the benefits of stimming are known and more accepted…

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Susan A. Fitzell

Susan A. Fitzell

I write, speak, and coach to foster understanding of neurodiversity in organizations. Top Neurodiversity Writer https://lnk.bio/susanfitzell