An Assessment of the Impact of the Sensory Environment on Individuals' Behaviour in Special Needs Schools.

Web Abstract: 
Presents analysis of teaching layouts and the sequence of activities in ten selected special needs schools, using questionnaire research directed at caregivers and teachers. The effects of several sensory parameters were observed in the teaching environment, inclduding bright colours and light, pattern glare, echoing, higher and low-pitch sound and background noise level. The study identified numerous factors having a negative effect on children's behavior.
Author: 
Shabha, Ghasson
Journal: 
Facilities
Publication Date: 
12/31/2005
Page Numbers: 
31-42
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