Sensory Spaces

Sensory Spaces in Libraries - Resources

The ALN Enabling Group hosted an event in June 2022 on sensory spaces in libraries.  There were presentations from:

  • Dr Kieran Lewis, Occupational Therapy Supports Manager, Trinity College Dublin Disability Service and Ms. Geraldine Fitzgerald, Assistant Librarian, Library, Trinity College
    Dublin on ‘The Trinity Sensory Processing Project’

  • Pankaj Joshi, Mental Health Advisor and Sophie Pesticcio SpLD Advisor, Brunel University, London on ‘Brunel University’s Sensory Room: helping students’ wellbeing’ 
  • Peter Tidmarsh, Multi-Sensory Environments on ‘Sensory environments: products and services’ 
  • Angela North, Disability Services Manager, University of Bradford on ‘‘Meeting sensory needs in study spaces’ 
  • Alice Bennett, IT Accessibility Support Specialist, Digital Scholarship & Engagement Team, Library, Archives and Learning Services, University of York on 'The challenges of sensory spaces in academic encvironments' 

A copy of all the slides and recordings from the event are now available.

If you have any issues accessing the resources, please contact the ALN Development Managers