Sensory Santa at the South East!

Written on the 16 December 2016

Sensory Santa at the South East!

 

On Tuesday this week our Day Options team in Mount Gambier celebrated a Sensory Santa Day, transforming their venue into a welcoming space that met the needs of children and adults with specific sensory needs.

Therefore this space was tailored to the needs of each client based on their individual requirements and circumstance allowing them to connect with Santa in a more controlled and peaceful environment, without the sensory overload of bright lights, long queues, loud music and lots of people.

In recent times, Sensory or Sensitive Santa programs have emerged throughout Australia and the rest of the world in a number of shopping centres, libraries, and community centres, allowing families with children with sensory sensitivity to meet with Santa outside of opening hours, in an environment tailored specifically to their sensory requirements.

With over one in every 100 Australian children experiencing sensory sensitivity (often related to disabilities such as Autism) we at Community Living Australia were very excited by the idea of bringing the Sensory Santa experience to our Day Options facility in the South East.

The event was a great success, and an emotional experience for a number of families who were thrilled to see their children interacting with Santa.

 


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