Study Nook by designer Aaron Kowald is a learning aid that has won the James Dyson Award for community value, and educational assistance it offered to the disabled children particularly those suffering from Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. Specially devised for children ailing with autism and Down syndrome the work station provides a child with the necessary day to day educational tools for learning in the classroom.
The portable study unit works as an effective tool that focuses mainly on the functional needs of a child with PMLD. It helps prevent distraction and helps the child to explore perceptual and sensory skills, while interacting with the product. The unit also builds sense of comfort by creating a personal work space for the child within the classroom itself. The somber colored device is collapsible and easy to use making it innovative, functional and aesthetically appropriate for the need.