When asked to explain the impetus behind the establishment of AAMSE, Gillian Hotz, Ph.D., who is the Secretary and Treasurer of AAMSE and the Co-Director of the Pediatric Neurotrauma Program at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Assistant Professor of the Daughtry Family Department of Surgery and the Director of the Snoezelen Program in Miami, related, "AAMSE was created for many reasons.
Hotz mentions that research is an important objective for AAMSE as a way of proving the value of and legitimizing MSE as an accepted therapy.
and Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery at UCLA, to join the AAMSE board.
In future issues of the magazine, EP looks forward to continuing this exploration of the importance, albeit the necessity, of the sensory experience, perhaps the most basic and universal element of being human, and on reporting on various research findings coming from AAMSE and its members.
To learn more about multi sensory environments or about membership in AAMSE, visit www.ammse.us.