World-Renowned MSE Expertise


LINDA MESSBAUER is one of the world's leading experts on Multi-Sensory Environments. She has over 30 years experience and was the first person to create a Snoezelen/MSE room in the United States. Her mission is to assist organizations, groups and individuals who wish to utilize Multi-Sensory Environments to provide treatment and quality care to the people they serve. Linda is a recognized International Trainer and Founding member of the American Association of Multi-Sensory Environments.

A Special Room Fills Special Needs at Wayland-Cohocton

An article posted on the Livingston County News of Geneseo NY, about the debut of the new MSE for Wayland-Cohocton Central School. The article mentions Linda Messbauer, who served as chief consultant and designer of the Multi-Sensory Environment.

Unlock secrets of the senses

Linda Messbauer has recently been featured on the She Knows Parenting web site, in an article that details the creation and use of a Multi-Sensory Environment.

In the article, Linda states:

"A multi-sensory environment is not a plug and play toy," Messbauer emphasizes. "Look for a qualified person who has actually been through at least two to three days of training — at least 16 hours working and learning in an actual MSE room — and has worked with children in an MSE for at least one year for assistance and questions before you buy materials."

Grand Opening of MSE at Wayland-Cohocton Central School

Linda wanted to share with you a speech written by Mr. Robert Hughes for the Grand Opening of the MSE at Wayland-Cohocton Central School. Mr. and Mrs. Hughes are both Teachers and the Parents of a Child with ASD. Their leadership and perseverance lead to this moment…Read Mr. Hughes wonderful account of their journey...

Isaac Newton, Yogi Berra, and the 14th Dalai Lama

Linda and AAMSE team up with Sens-Aura for AOTA Conference

Linda Messbauer and Janice Ryan, both Occupational Therapists and AAMSE Trainers, presented at the AOTA Conference in sunny San Diego, April 24-28th, 2013.

They gratefully acknowledge the use of Sens-Aura’s equipment and support for demonstrating the power of Multi-sensory Environments.

Linda Messbauer at Community Options, Inc.

Linda appears in a new video posted by Red Ribbon Academy for Community Options, Inc. in New York. The video shows the facility, and shows some incredible progress of a client.

Please click here for the Youtube video

3D Renderings for your room design!

Linda is now offering the latest in 3D renderings of your MSE room Design. See what a difference this can make in your Fund Raising Efforts or Presentation to your Board of Directors! Speak to Linda regarding details.

Click the Read More icon to see examples of renderings!

Vibro-acoustics and it's role in MSE treatment

Linda was asked by one of the vendors to write a short article on the topic of: Why Vibro-acoustic Equipment should be part of your MSE Treatment? She wanted to share it with her visitors because it speaks to how important maintaining novelty is in treatment for transitional changes for adaptation. Remember this is a Dynamic Systems approach and technique.

You may read the article Here.

Lights and Music Stimulate the Senses in Martinsville!

Channel WDBJ7 in Martinsville, Viginia is currently featuring a story about a MSE new room at King's Grant Retirement Community. The MSE is helping residents with Dementia or Alzheimer's to relax and engage in sensory stimulus.