Joanna Grace has just released a new book!

"Multiple Multisensory Rooms: Myth Busting the Magic" by Joanna Grace. Published by Routledge.

For full details, including ordering options, visit https://www.routledge.com/Multiple-Multisensory-Rooms-Myth-Busting-the-Magic-1st-Edition/Grace/p/book/9780367341855.

Price: £29.99 for paperback or £10 - £18.00 for the eBook.

About the Book

Joanna book 2019Multisensory rooms are used in schools, care settings, hospitals and homes across the country. Even settings such as football stadiums and airports are installing multisensory environments. However, a lack of effective research has led to a sense of unease around providing and using sensory rooms. This new book explores the use of multisensory rooms. takes the mystery out of multisensory rooms, and supports readers to reflect and make the most out of their space.

Key features include:

  • Guidance on creating sensory spaces on any budget, to suit any level of need.
  • An overview of the history of multisensory rooms, and a detailed exploration of the way in which the rooms are used today.
  • A framework for evaluating existing practices and equipment, in order to maximise the potential of the room.
  • A focus on the practitioner as the most important piece of ‘equipment’ in any sensory room.

About the Author

Joanna Grace is a Sensory Engagement and Inclusion Specialist, author, trainer, TEDx speaker and founder of The Sensory Projects. Through her work at The Sensory Projects she seeks to contribute to a future where people are understood in spite of their differences, doing this by sharing the knowledge and creativity required to turn inexpensive items into effective sensory tools for inclusion.

Joanna is an outstanding teacher who has worked supporting students of all abilities in mainstream and special school settings. Her work at The Sensory Projects extends beyond this to include adults and babies. Joanna has been a registered foster carer for children with additional needs. She is an avid consumer of research. When not on tour Joanna spends her time writing from her home in Cornwall in a tiny village with no road names or house numbers.