Aims of International Snoezelen Association ISNA – Snoezelen professional e. V.



  • Amongst national and international representatives
  • With Snoezelen facilities nationally and internationally
  • With institutions interested in Snoezelen (pre-schools, schools, leisure facilities, nursery homes, hospices, clinics etc.)



  • Through internet publications, currently:
  • Through publications in magazines, books (available mainly in English, German and French but also in Asian and Arabic languages)
  • Through Regular symposiums and congresses nationally and internationally
  • Through international networking, namely the network of the ISNA-information and training institution
  • Through the teaching DVD (available in German, English and French)
  • Through seminars held by qualified experts ("Internationally recognised additional qualification Snoezelen")


Science and Research:

  • To the modules developed within ISNA
  • Management competency
  • Diagnostic competency
  • Methodical competency
  • Performance competency
  • Development of methods and forms of "free Snoezelen"
  • Research in specific fields
  • Attention and concentration
  • Memory and retentiveness (with focus on dementia)
  • Increasing learning aptitude
  • Communication
  • Wellbeing
  • Body awareness
  • Effects of music
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Burn-out
  • Effects and application of equipment


Further tasks:

  • Cooperation with companies and agencies (without additional responsibilities)
  • Suggestions for development of new materials
  • Advice and guidance for room planning and design
  • Advice and guidance on content related questions and implementation
  • Advice and guidance regarding specialist literature and use of media
  • Continuation of international networking
  • Public relations and publicity


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