Sensory Path for Cottonwood Elementary
60 Cottonwood students
Cottonwood would like to better support our students who have sensory needs; we are asking for the funds to make and create a wall that will benefit our younger learners for years to come.
According to Sager (2021), “. . . there’s been an increase in focus on the sensory needs of students, thanks in part to increased research into the topic. It’s estimated that as many as 1 in 6.25 American children have some sort of sensory processing issues, and integrating sensory-directed activities into the academic day is a means to help them develop everything from their motor skills to the way they think."
It's possible that nearly 60 kids would immediately benefit from a path like this, although countless others would also have opportunities to utilize the path when they need a break, too.