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Multi-sensory environments and their use by autistic people

A multi-sensory environment is an artificially created room or space designed to allow those using it to control sensory input, including sound, lighting, smell, touch, temperature and space. Multi-sensory equipment is used to stimulate the senses and promote pleasing sensation and feelings of well-being. The origin and history of multi-sensory rooms can be traced back to the Netherlands in the late 1970s where psychologists Ad Verheul and Jan Hulsegge developed them as a therapy ...

May 11, 2021

Top 5 Reasons why you must learn Accounting

Whether you are a business owner, manager of a non-for-profit organisation or a job seeker, you will greatly benefit from learning accounting. Here are the top five reasons why you must learn Accounting: 1. Accounting is a very valuable and highly-sought-after skill which is always high in demand by business owners. Whether you are owning a business, thinking of starting a new business or looking for a job in the office administration, finance, bookkeeping or accounting areas, you need accountin...

April 29, 2021

How to be more Resilient

What is resilience and how to be more resilient? Resilience is the ability to bounce back from periods of change and adversity, stress and trauma, loss and disappointment. Resilience also provides the ability to cope with the strain and intensity of doing the “day-to-day” in today’s world. Skills for greater resilience can be learned and developed – like any other skill. Our capacity for resilience depends on our capacity for flexibility, adaptability and productivity...

April 29, 2021

How to identify – and avoid – burnout in your work with clients.

Much of the developed world has, only recently, come out of lockdown from the COVID-19 pandemic, and many countries are still in the middle of it (including returning to it) as they battle a second or even third wave. The constraints made necessary by the virus have changed the world of both personal relationships and work, some say permanently. This reality is no different for professionals, who may encounter increased demands from clients even as they try to bring their own mental/emotional he...

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