sensory area


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sensory area

[′sen·sə·rē ‚er·ē·ə]
(neuroscience)
Any area of the cerebral cortex associated with the perception of sensations.
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Throughout the day there were sessions to inspire youngsters, such as a baby sensory area, traditional woodland crafts, trampettes and birds of prey.
Youngsters can take part in a variety of activities including a baby sensory area, traditional woodland crafts, an inflatable assault course and a face painting.
It incorporates a wheelchair accessible roundabout, swing, low level lookout tower and trampoline as well as a dedicated sensory area. Speaking at the opening, Sue Gray, Permanent Secretary at the Department of Finance said: The new and improved Mo Mowlam Playpark is a fantastic facility which enables all children to play together in a safe environment.
Named after the former secretary of state, the amenity boasts wheelchair accessible roundabout, swing, low-level lookout tower and trampoline, as well as a dedicated sensory area.
A member of staff at the service said: "We have big plans for raised beds, a water feature and a large sensory area.
What you get: There are two play frames, an arcade, football pitch and a sensory area.
"They will make a kind of sensory area," added Lyndsay.
Staff on the Bob Jakin Ward and Felix Holt wards want to create sensory area for dementia patients which would also be used to help the rehabilitation of patients who have had strokes.
The right side of their emotional brain was larger than the left, and they had a larger cortical sensory area than people who were not responsive to the placebo.
This will accommodate her equipment and provide a safe space for an adapted bed, hoist, dialysis equipment and a sensory area.
They also created an outdoor sensory area, and rejuvenated their previously-created textures wall, which allows pupils to explore the environment around them by interacting with items ranging from velvet to feathers.
Four years later it received a further PS5,400 in May 2017 to improve outdoor space by creating a sensory area. The space is also being used to teach young people and staff about gardening as well as growing fruit and vegetables.