Links between our Social Media Posts and Focus Groups

In our focus groups we found six themes that appear to influence how easily accessible public spaces such as supermarkets are for people with sensory processing difficulties. You can read more about each theme and how we used these to create our ‘sensory web’ on our page about principles of sensory environments. We also foundContinue reading “Links between our Social Media Posts and Focus Groups”

Our Immersive Event 2022

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our Sensory Street immersive event at PEARL (Person-Environment-Activity Research Laboratory) in Dagenham. It is UCL’s first net zero carbon building and is a unique facility that explores the way people engage with their environment. In the past they have housed all sorts of different environmentsContinue reading “Our Immersive Event 2022”

Links between the Sensory Experiences of Autistic Children and Adults

Over 2021 we ran a series of focus groups to learn more about the sensory experiences of autistic people in public places such as supermarkets and more. Every autistic person is unique, and therefore factors which might make an environment easier for one person may not have the same effect on someone else.  However, fromContinue reading “Links between the Sensory Experiences of Autistic Children and Adults”

Our Findings

We are excited to celebrate the launch of a new section on our website titled ‘our findings’. In this area we will be sharing information that we have learnt from working with autistic people over the past year in an accessible and easy to read format. We are looking forward to sharing quotes with youContinue reading “Our Findings”


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About Us

We’re Sensory Street, a University of Oxford Research Project exploring the lives of autistic people with sensory processing disorder through creative and immersive experiences. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for regular updates about the project and subscribe to our blog to hear more in depth updates about how we are doing!

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