It consists of placing the person client centered therapy pdf a soothing and stimulating environment, called the “Snoezelen room”. The person is usually accompanied by an aide or therapist.
There is no evidence that Snoezelen is effective for the treatment of dementia. Ideally, Snoezelen is a non-directive therapy, controlled by the client and not by the therapist. It can be staged to provide a multi-sensory experience or single sensory focus, simply by adapting the lighting, atmosphere, sounds, and textures to the specific needs of the client at the time of use. There is no formal focus on therapeutic outcome – the focus is to assist users to gain the maximum pleasure from the activity in which they and the enabler are involved.
An advantage of Snoezelen therapy is that it does not rely on verbal communication and may be beneficial for people with profound autism, as it may provide stimulation for those who would otherwise be almost impossible to reach. The defining principles of the MSE help the practitioner to focus attention on the basic elements of this approach. The following are the principles. The experience takes place in a specific physical environment.
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The attitude of the practitioners is “client centered”. Stimuli must be controlled according to the client’s needs. The MSE is a medium for communication. The sensory environment is neither positive nor negative. The practitioner relies on the client’s point of view. A small research study carried out in Brussels compared the behavior of nine adult clients with profound autism in both classroom and Snoezelen settings. Lancioni GE, Cuvo AJ, O’Reilly MF.
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