Session 3: Interiors - Lighting, Acoustics & FFE
Why should we optimise the acoustic environment for SEND students? Shane Cryer, Concept Developer - Education, Saint Gobain Ecophon
This presentation will discuss the why’s and how’s of the acoustic learning environment for SEND students, stating evidence from accredited research with practical design examples to comply with BB93 Acoustic Design of Schools.
Designing for diversity: lighting for special educational needs - Dr Shelley James, Age of Light Innovations & Iain Macrae
SEN schools need to support a wide range of needs from visual impairment to extreme photosensitivity and processing difficulties. Dr Shelley James will review the underlying causes of these sensitivities at different ages and lighting strategies that actively contribute to delivering an outstanding learning environment for all.
Tailoring the FFE provision for SEND Environments
Andrew Ball, Project Director, Pinnacle
Understanding the day-to-day demands of SEND spaces and how to tailor DFE FFE specifications to accommodate a variety of therapy models and cohorts that will remain fit for purpose for future demands