A Review of Sensory Design Physical Learning Environment for Autism Centre in Malaysia


  • Roslinda Ghazali Department of Post-graduate, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak, Malaysia
  • Siti Rasidah Md Sakip Department of Post-graduate, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak, Malaysia
  • Ismail Samsuddin Department of Post-graduate, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak, Malaysia




Sensory design, autism, physical learning environment,


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs verbal and non-verbal communication and social interaction by showing themselves in repetitive behaviour, sensory issues, and cognitive delay. With proper learning environment, autistic children can continue their lives with their peers who exhibit regular development. The paper aims to develop a conceptual sensory design of Autism Physical Learning Environment.  The objective is to identify sensory issues for design consideration in a physical learning environment. Perhaps, this could help designers to gain better understand the variables of certain school design features and school facilities.



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How to Cite

Ghazali, R., Sakip, S. R. M., & Samsuddin, I. (2018). A Review of Sensory Design Physical Learning Environment for Autism Centre in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(7), 145–151. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i7.1262

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