The GAP School Receives Sensory Belts

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BY SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY JUN 4, 2016

The GAP School received a generous donation of twenty (20) Sensory Belts from local mother and special needs advocate TeriEnna Blanco. The donation will directly benefit children within the schools various autism and sensory based programs. The Sensory Belt has been proven to help improve educational outcomes for children with autism and sensory deficits. The GAP School is one of Sarasota’s premier K-12 social skills, sensory integration and bully free schools. Robin Ahearn, Executive Director of the GAP School shared her thoughts about the donation; “As soon as I learned about the belts I knew exactly which students would benefit from there use both in the school setting, as well as, in their own home environments. Our students will excel in many areas because of the improved sensory awareness the belt provides. This is a wonderful addition to our school and the newest tangible part for our Sensory Integration Summer Camps.”


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