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Understanding and Managing Sensory Processing Differences in children with SEND (including Autism)
Wednesday 15th May 2019, Full Day 09:00 - 16:00

Who is it for:

SENCos, teachers and teaching assistants


Areas Covered:

  •  An overview of what are sensory processing differences
  • Identifying sensory differences and sensitivities using a profile
  • Review of how sensory processing differences affect how children interact with the world around them
  • How sensory processing differences impact on learning, interactions and behaviour
  •  Ideas of how to manage sensory differences in a school environment
  •  Review of strategies and interventions to support children with sensory processing differences

Course Outcomes:

Participants will be able to understand how sensory processing differences impacts on the social, emotional and academic progress of a child with SEND

  • Participants can use a profile to identify sensory differences and plan support
  • Participants will leave with strategies that they are able to implement in the classroom with children and young people with sensory processing differences and sensitivities

Duration:  Full day, 9am-4pm


Fee:  £120 per delegate from LCC maintained school 

          £150 per delegate from non-maintained school

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1942
Date: Wednesday 15th May 2019
Time: Full Day 09:00 - 16:00
Cost: £120 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£150 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester, LE39RN
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