Space Matters: Learning Outcomes Begin with the Right Room

Colors, patterns and material selections impact outcomes and require critical consideration in designing spaces for children and adults with special needs. Whether in formal school settings or in our homes, the right teaching environment is vital to creating a successful space to nurture our child’s learning. There are several strategies we as parents, teachers, or school administrators can employ to ensure we are creating learning environments that encourage independence, foster creativity and support life and vocational skills.