Sensory Equipment

A breakdown of all the latest sensory equipment.

  • Unique Wishes from MacIntyre Charity

    Unique Wishes from MacIntyre Charity

    At MacIntyre Charity, our dear friends decided to share their special wishes for sensory equipment, reminding us that sensory experiences are as diverse as the people who enjoy them.

  • Sensory Night Lights

    Sensory Night Lights

    Sensory night lights have emerged as a helpful solution to create a calming and soothing sleep environment, offering both children and adults a more restful and peaceful night’s sleep.

  • The Benefits of Feelings Boards

    The Benefits of Feelings Boards

    Children with ASD often struggle with recognising and expressing their own emotions and understanding the feelings of others.

  • The Power of Visual Timetable Boards

    The Power of Visual Timetable Boards

    Visual timetable boards, also known as “Now and Next” boards, have emerged as a valuable tool to support autistic children in gaining a level of independence in their daily lives.

  • Sensory Chews

    Sensory Chews

    Sensory chews, in particular, have gained popularity as a cost-effective solution for managing stress and anxiety.

  • Aspiring for Independence

    Aspiring for Independence

    Independence is a fundamental aspect of human life, but for individuals with complex needs, achieving complete independence as it is commonly recognised can be a daunting challenge.

  • Sensory Body Socks

    Sensory Body Socks

    Sensory processing difficulties can manifest in various ways, including sensitivity to touch. In addressing these challenges, a simple yet effective tool known as a “body sock” has gained popularity as a valuable aid for children with autism.

  • Children’s Ear Defenders

    Children’s Ear Defenders

    For individuals with autism, everyday noises that many of us barely notice can be overwhelming and distressing. Ear defenders, also known as noise-cancelling headphones or earmuffs, can provide substantial benefits to those with autism.

  • Sensory Tents

    Sensory Tents

    Sensory tents serve as a dedicated space where children with autism can retreat to when they need a break from sensory over-stimulation.

  • Compression Blankets

    Compression Blankets

    For individuals with complex needs, finding comfort and a sense of security can often be a challenge. Whether dealing with sensory sensitivities, anxiety, or other unique requirements, the power of a good night’s sleep cannot be underestimated.