Snoezelen Multisensory Environment: An Overview of Research and Practical Implications

Authors

  • Justin A. Haegele
  • David L. Porretta The Ohio State University

Keywords:

severe disabilities, sensory stimulation, relaxation

Abstract

The Snoezelen multisensory environment (MSE) is a specially designed setting developed for individuals with disabilities. The popularity of the Snoezelen MSE has grown in schools, recreation centers, and hospitals over the last 20 years. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the Snoezelen MSE by providing a description of the environment and discussing research on it within the context of evidence-based practices and offering recommendations for research and practice. 

Published

2014-12-15

Issue

Section

Feature Articles