University of Edinburgh
 

Sensory Stories: Design, Development and Delivery for the Learner with Complex Needs

Books

Fuller, Chris
Tactile stories: a do-it-yourself guide to making 6 tactile books
Jack Tizard School, 1992
Six stories to be made up into tactile books designed for pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties.

Longhorn, Flo
Sensology workout: waking up the senses
Flo Longhorn, 2007
1900231964
About the use of and development of the senses for learning, particularly for children who have severe disabilities.

Articles

Bolt, Jonathan
'Once upon a time ... ': Dinosaurs, the literacy hour and objects of reference
Eye Contact
Autumn 1999 No 25, p11-12, Sensory stories and literacy for children with multiple disabilities.

Fenwick, Maggi
Multisensory sensitive stories
Eye Contact
Summer 2005, No 42, p12-14
Multisensory storytelling techniques are used to explain difficult issues such as growing up, sexuality, bereavement and loss. Sensitive Stories Project is being developed by PAMIS.

Fenwick, Maggi
Sensitive stories
Insight
Jul/Aug 2007, No 10, p30-32
Describes a project to develop and create stories on sensitive topics for children with profound and complex needs. The stories use the Multi-Sensory Storytelling Technique.

Wells, Pete
"Horrible" stories for teenagers
Insight
Mar/Apr 2006, No 2, p36-38
Using sensory stories and technology to encourage literacy in children who have multiple disabilities.