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Kalahari Set to Become Midwest's First Fully ‘Sensory-friendly Certified’ Resort

Employees' sensory awareness training will help those with with sensory needs

 Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Sandusky is about to become the first fully “Sensory Friendly Certified” resort of its kind in the Midwest. According to a press release, the family-friendly resort, known for his indoor waterpark, is committed to making its Sandusky, Ohio, property “Sensory Friendly” by February of this year with the help of Sensory City — an organization that says it is dedicated to helping families and children with disabilities.

Kalahari employees will begin online training in sensory awareness and solutions to help adults and children with sensory needs including autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, PTSD and dementia.

The resort has created a sensory room for people who may experience sensory overload. The press release states the room will include beanbags for sitting and other sensory items.

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