Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri together with the Minister for Inclusion, Julia Farrugia Portelli, today inaugurated a multi-sensory room project at Dar Arka, in Għajnsielem, Gozo.
This Arka Foundation project was was financed by the Ministry for Gozo with an investment of €45,000. This room is equipped with interactive devices, TV and lights that dim according to the need of the person using it. The multi-sensory room changes colours and also has relaxing music that helps people improve their physical abilities.
Minister Clint Camilleri explained that this room will be used primarily by people with autism where thanks to special equipment they will be able to learn new abilities. He stated that as a government committed to continue investing in such facilities in order to improve and facilitate the lives of people with disabilities.
Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli said that this government is continuing to invest in infrastructure in the community linked to inclusion. She added that this connects well with other government investments, such as the ‘SensAbility’ scheme where families can apply to have a sensory room in their own home.