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Raz Tannenbaum – Speech Therapist and Coordinator of a Speech Therapy unit, Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
Tal Eisenberg – Occupational Therapist and Coordinator of the Occupational Therapy Unit , Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
The article describes a sensory group that was held for toddlers from Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center the in the White Snoezelen room at the Beit Issie Shapiro. The group was led by an occupational therapist and a speech therapist, as well as three other members of the kindergarten staff.
The group of toddlers got to know their bodies through different experiences, including touch, feeling, movement, and making sounds, and learned to develop responses appropriate to different sensory and movement stimuli
Dr. Michele Shapiro, Former Director of the Snoezelen and of Environmental Design,
Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
Prof. Shula Parush, School of Occupational Therapy, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Prof. Manfred Green, School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Israel
Dr. Dana Roth, Head of Research and Evaluation Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
This study examines the short-term effectiveness of Snoezelen intervention amongst children with mid to severe intellectual disability that display non – adaptive behavior .