Students will benefit from new sensory room in Nano Nagle

By Maurice Garvey

FOUNDER of autism support group AsIAm’s Adam Harris, officially opened the new sensory room at Scoil Nano Nagle in Clondalkin on May 30.

The Bawnogue junior school has over 300 students and are working on the project at the moment with parents actively involved in fundraising efforts.

Nano Nagle Sensory Room 1

Noleen Treacy, Ann Marie Callaghan, Kelly Kennedy, Adam Harris (AsIAm), Karen Denton, Sandy Browne and Martina Condon at the opening of the sensory room in Nano Nagle. 

“It was a great day, with a great turnout,” said Colette MacMahon, Home School Community Liaison Co-ordinator, Scoil Nano Nagle.

“Some of our parents are running in the mini-marathon on June 2 to raise funds for the sensory room.”

The secnsory room for pupils on the autistic spectrum is mostly completed at this stage.

The official opening of the sensory room by Harris, is for members of the community who have helped to fund the initiative.

Harris set up ASIAm while studying for his Leaving Cert. It is based on his own experiences growing up as a young autistic person

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