Rosehill School – Acoustic Case Study Susan Witterick  25 February 2010
BB93 Overview
The effects of noise on children <ul><li>Extensive research on effects of noise on children in mainstream education </li><...
Rosehill School
Rosehill School <ul><li>Auditory processing difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory under-responsiveness </li></ul><ul><li>...
Rosehill School <ul><li>“ Quiet” rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory / MILE </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Rooms </li></ul><ul><...
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Susan Witterick, Acoustics Consultant at Capita Symonds, presents a case study on the effects of noise on children

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  • Talk about BB93 generally, then what it means for “hearing impaired”, special needs – implicatoin for contractors and lack of definition
  • What do we know about the effect of acoustics on special needs, hearing impaired, etc? Quote research. Not much on autisum/aspergers specifically! DCSF campaign. Bridget Shield research. Temporary impairments 40% of pupils have some degree of hearing loss at any one time
  • Introduce the school, existing photos? Talk about meeting Evans Vettori, Andy Sloan, what we learned Built 1931, little investment, partitions put up by teachers and offcut carpets
  • More about the school and what we learned
  • Determination to do better….but this is Big Contractor we’re talking about! So detail each space and the compromises reached. Don’t forget the
  • Visualisation of the school
  • Susan Witterick Rosehill Case Study B S E C

    1. 1. Rosehill School – Acoustic Case Study Susan Witterick 25 February 2010
    2. 2. BB93 Overview
    3. 3. The effects of noise on children <ul><li>Extensive research on effects of noise on children in mainstream education </li></ul><ul><li>Young children more susceptible to poor acoustic conditions than adults </li></ul><ul><li>Subjective and objective impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Memory, reading, motivation and attention are affected </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerable listeners – not just the hearing impaired </li></ul><ul><li>Greater impact on SEN outcomes due to lower ability to process language </li></ul><ul><li>The impact on ASD pupils.... </li></ul>
    4. 4. Rosehill School
    5. 5. Rosehill School <ul><li>Auditory processing difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory under-responsiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory seeking </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory over-responsiveness </li></ul>
    6. 6. Rosehill School <ul><li>“ Quiet” rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory / MILE </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Group and activity rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Other spaces </li></ul>
    7. 7. Why bother?
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