Star InstituteTo impact quality of life by developing and promoting best practices for sensory health and wellness through treatment, education, and research.
The Sensory ProjectsThe Sensory Projects run on the principle that with the right knowledge and a little creativity, inexpensive items can become effective sensory tools for inclusion.
Sensory Pathway - Alder HeyWe offer parent/carer sensory workshops to equip parents with knowledge and skills to reduce the effect that sensory processing has on their child’s daily life. This workshop includes a presentation on ‘Understanding Sensory Processing’ followed by the opportunity to complete a problem solving exercise and to develop an action plan at the end of the session. A workbook with resources and advice will be provided for continued reference to assist you in supporting your child.
Twinkle House, SkelmersdaleTwinkle House: an inclusive sensory & wellness centre Our facilities are fully accessible and because of this we can confidently say that we are open to and welcoming of everyone – with or without any visible or invisible additional needs
Jakes Sensory World and Garden, NethertonJake's Sensory World opened its doors in 2012 and is named after Jake Hall, a Netherton child born with disabilities. Jake's mum, Jo, used to visit a sensory world in Preston with Jake but wanted something closer to home to use so along with friends and family, she helped fund the unit which offers special facilities for children with disabilities and their families. This amazing facility has two distinct zones - a soft play area ideal for younger children and a sensory zone which is a perfect chill out room. We have also recently opened a beautiful new sensory garden which has been designed with special sensory plants that for children to touch and smell and there is a seating area for wheelchair users. As the gardens mature, staff are hoping to grow yummy vegetables.
Sensory Swimming Pool, WaterlooSensory Swim CIC has been working to make swimming sessions accessible to all members of the community. Our pool is a fully accessible pool and has a disabled changing area on the poolside. We have built a pool with gradient steps into the pool water and will soon have in place a handrail and hoist for those needing additional assistance.