Statement of Purpose
The Sensory Space is a waiting room area and Multi-Sensory Environment (MSE) where students are welcome to interact with stimuli to engage the tactile, visual, auditory, and proprioceptive senses simultaneously. Its purpose is to enhance wellness by way of gentle, positive multi-sensory stimulation for stress reduction and mindfulness.
About The Sensory SpaceModeled after traditional “Snoezelen” multi-sensory rooms, The Sensory Space includes different mediums and items for sensory engagement.
Students will find:
- Color-changing bubble wall
- Weighted lap pads
- Lava lamp
- Textured pillows and textured fabric bean bags
- Fidget toys of various textures, shapes, and sizes
- Adult coloring books
- Large, soft moveable foot rest
To learn more about the Sensory Space, drop by or email HPaW at HPAW@northwestern.edu.