My Initial Experiences with the First Multi-Sensory Environment in the United States

(Excerpt from Book to be Published) Let me tell you about the day we first used the MSE with our very first consumer. Our room was completed on a Thursday in June 1992. The next morning we brought in a consumer twenty-two years old with profound intellectual disabilities and a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum. He …

Getting Started

Snoezelen: A Multi-Sensory Approach to Challenging Behaviors Although this position paper was written in 1998 and some of the material is outdated due to the advancement of the sciences; I feel the basic philosophy and concepts remain current. I have put the paper unedited here, but it was accompanied by a video tape of a …