Snoezelen incorporates a specialized selection of sensory equipment and materials that enhance therapy/learning goals, relaxation and provides a sense of empowerment.
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Imagine a little boy playing Xbox Live with a registered sex offender, a girl striking up a Facebook friendship with a child molester, a member going on a date with a convicted rapist.
These are just a few of the both real world and imagined scenarios that have inspired attempts in recent weeks to restrict registered sex offenders from social networking, virtual gaming and online dating.
The day before, a Louisiana bill forbidding registered sex offenders from using social networking sites was approved by a state House committee.
(A similar bill was signed into law in Illinois in 2009 and put on hold in California in 2011.) Late last month, Match.com, e Harmony and the Spark Networks signed a “joint statement of business principles” to attempt to screen out registered sex offenders.
Children and adults with disabilities or other limiting conditions enjoy gentle stimulation of the primary senses. Participants experience self-control, autonomous discovery, and exploration-achievements that overcome inhibitions, enhance self-esteem, and reduce tension.
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Snoezelen is a wonderful experience to enjoy and share-a place that replenishes the spirit.
In addition, a SNOEZELEN MSE often affords an opportunity for the participant and caregiver to improve communication, enhance their understanding of each other, and build trust in their relationship. Klein-Ezell and Yates' interest in assistive technology, specialized toys, and sensory environments.