East Allen County Schools operates on the firm conviction that everyone, regardless of genetic makeup or developmental pace. No student should be kept from learning in a helpful environment, despite whatever may be keeping him or her from focusing in a traditional classroom.
The Sensory Room is a tool for East Allen County Schools to help students focus and show them that they can accomplish whatever they can dream. The Sensory Room serves as an extra way for teachers and students to make the education process as smooth and successful as possible.
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“Rooms like this are being put in and installed in schools all across America, and they’re really shaping the way that discipline data is being looked at and how it’s being effective for our students, who may not necessarily have discipline problems but more sensory-based needs.”