Creating Positive Environment for Autism Using Sensory Design


  • Roslinda Ghazali Universiti Teknologi MARA (Perak Branch)
  • Siti Rasidah Md Sakip Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak, Malaysia
  • Ismail Samsuddin Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak, Malaysia



Autism, sensory design, sensory issues, physical learning environment,


The designated learning environment for autism should consider sensory issues to overcome their needs. This paper would review related articles to gain a better understanding of autism needs regarding sensory design, sensory issues, sensory space, internal environment, and physical learning environment. This paper will outline the sensory design of the physical learning environment that would impact by the sensory design towards the physical learning environment. This research paper would be a guide for the designer to overcome sensory input so that autistic can learn more efficiently and develop with less stress.

Keywords: Autism; sensory design; sensory issues; physical learning environment;

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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How to Cite

Ghazali, R., Md Sakip, S. R., & Samsuddin, I. (2019). Creating Positive Environment for Autism Using Sensory Design. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 4(10), 19–26.

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