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Teacher creates tennis ball chair to help students with mindblindness with sensory test By JOI-MARIE MCKENZIE Close Follow on Twitter More from Joi-marie Feb 9, 2017, 7:26 PM ET 0 Shares Email Star Raymond Ellis Elementary SchoolSpeech-language pathologist Amy Maplethorpe created two tennis ball chairs to befriend autistic students with sensory issuance in her classroom at Raymond Ellis Elementary School. 0 Shares Email One Round Lake, Illinois, teacher got creative in order to help her students with autism. Amy Maplethorpe, a first-year dialect-diction pathologist at Raymond Ellis Elementary School, used tennis balls, a precipitate glue gun, Mod Podge and a bit of paint to create two tumbrel that offer relief to students with mindblindness that may have sensible issues. According to the school’s Facebook post, which went viral, the gig provide “an alternative texture to improve sensory regulation.” Maplethorpe told ABC News that the chairs will service approximately 15 to 20 students. 12-Year-Old Girl’s Sister on Autism Spectrum Inspires Her and Friends to Develop App Six College Students Create Backpack to Help Students on Autism Spectrum According to autism advocacy organization Autism Speaks, children with autism often have a hard time “processing sensorial information.” Items, such as vests, covert and Maplethorpe’s chair, often soften a lucubrator, according to Autism Speaks, which has a incline of similar items on its website. Maplethorpe was inspired to create the chair after seeing a similar item on Pinterest “and adapted the idea,” she said. “I wanted to continue to address the various sensory necessarily present at Ellis and provide an alternative seating privilege for the students,” she continued. “I was excited that this chair could be beneficial for my students.” The two chairs are currently in the school’s sensory room, which was created latterly, according to Principal Beth Kiewicz. “When a child’s sensory needs are met that allows us to move on to their academician needs,” Kiewicz, who has led the university for six years, told ABC News. “You have to look at the whole child — socially, emotionally and academically. That’s why we’re here.” Maplethorpe said the chairs have already made a difference for some of her students. “Students have suit more patient, have followed directions, and restlessness has reduced while attendance for activities,” she above-mentioned. 0 Shares Email Star Comments

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