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Becker County developmental achievement center client Bruce Stearns enjoys some time in the DAC's new multi-sensory room. BRIAN BASHAM/DL NEWSPAPERS

Multi-sensory room at DAC

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When you first enter it, a multi-sensory room looks kind of boring — it’s all done in white at the Developmental Achievement Center in Detroit Lakes.


So much for first impressions: When it’s in full operation, the room is like a 10-year-old’s dream bedroom: Pillars of bubbling water in one corner change color on command, or in response to the music; a waterbed surrounded by cushy mats occupies one wall and a vibrating bed occupies another.

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