Many students have sensory needs and utilise sensory learning as a teaching and learning approach. Many of the students at Monash Special Developmental School, development of skills in this area allows them to manage and function well within activities of daily living. Sensory intervention seeks to help the children improve and integrate their visual, auditory, tactile, gustatory, olfactory, vestibular, and proprioceptive skills.
The Sensory Room aims to promote student’s sensory processing ability as well as educational programmes by using the sensory environment as a facilitative environment. Intervention within the sensory room assists to: