Service design is a form of conceptual design that involves the activity of planning and organizing people, infrastructure, communication and material components of a service in order to improve its quality and the interaction between the service provider and its customers.
This new ‘Happiness Assessment’ was inspired by Flo Longhorn and more recently the work of Julie King in New Zealand. There are subtle changes to their original documents but they retain the ethos of the originals.
These assessments for vision, hearing and touch are functional sensory assessments and could be used with non verbal learners with SEND, CLDD and Autism. They will give you an idea about how somebody hears, see’s and uses their sense of touch.
With all the in depth knowlege we have about autism and sensory clutter, many classrooms are still places were the walls are covered in sensory clutter. Why not try this classroom assessment and see how your environment meets the sensory challenge.
Swimming pool advice for SEND
This document will be useful for anybody who is taking a learner with SEND to a hydro or a swimming pool. If you are an experienced practitioner some of the advice here you will already know. However there may be some new ideas for you.
Here is an example of a gas targget setting sheet. If you use targets don’t forget scruffy targets are always best but GAS is a great way to monitor targets.