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Sensory Room

Sensory Room

The Arc of Fayette County was awarded a grant which enabled us to create a sensory room for the program participants.  

The Sensory Room serves as a quiet, safe, and respectful place of retreat that is much more supportive than rooms for seclusion that deprive the senses and invite disorientation. In the Sensory Room sensory supplies and activities are available to help program participants calm down and avert crisis.

  • While every individual is unique and has their own preferences, there are some general guidelines to follow when interacting comfortably and respectfully with people with disabilities.

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