‘Sensory Processing – What’s the Fuss?’ is the flagship sensory processing disorder course at GriffinOT. This online sensory processing training aims to explain why everyone must give a fuss about sensory processing disorder! We know that it’s often difficult to take time out or travel to courses, which is why we have taken our training online. This online sensory processing training course allows you to study in your own time, at your own pace, whether at home or work. We hope this flexibility enables all parents and teachers to access the training. The GriffinOT website resources on sensory issues are designed to complement the training.
What does the online sensory processing training cover?
The online Sensory Processing Disorder training helps you understand what Sensory Processing Disorder is, and how sensory processing challenges affect children day to day. The training teaches you why the senses are important for children’s learning and how they affect children’s behaviour and interactions. We also provide ideas on how to help support children’s sensory processing at home and school.
The modules we include in the training course ‘Sensory Processing – What’s the Fuss?’ are:
Module 1 – Introduction to Sensory Processing & Modulation – What’s the Fuss?
Module 2 – What is sensory input and why is sensory input important?
Module 3 –What is arousal and what affects our arousal?
Modules 4 – 6 – An introduction to the seven senses
Module 7 – How the brain integrates sensory input
Module 8 – What is sensory modulation?
Modules 9 – 10 – The sensory modulation patterns, including sensory sensitivity and sensory seeking
Modules 11 – 13 – How to help children with Sensory Processing Disorder
Module 14 – Review and farewell
Who is the online SPD training course designed for?
Parents of children with Sensory Processing Disorder or Autism.
Teachers working with children or adults who have Sensory Processing Disorder or Autism.
Health Professionals with limited or no knowledge about Sensory Processing Disorder. This includes GPs, social workers, physiotherapists, psychologists and nurses wanting an introduction to Sensory Processing Disorder / Sensory Integration.
‘Brilliant! I am learning lots and enjoying this. Love the length of the modules as easy to fit into a busy life. Also, the right amount of information to digest/apply to working life without feeling overloaded. Clear, easy to understand. Friendly presenter, nice style and clear communication.’
‘I wish I had access to a course like this years ago!’
‘It’s great that the modules are ‘bite-size’ and that you can access them whenever you have the time to complete them. Very useful.’
‘Thank you. It was an easily accessible course, well-structured and very informative.’
‘Overall it was a great comprehensive training for people fairly new to sensory processing.’
How long is the course?
The course takes 5-7 hours to complete. The core video content is 4.5 hours. The average length of individual videos is 15 minutes. There are quizzes to complete for 12 modules. Some modules include extra readings and discussions. Additionally, there are optional resources and activities, which could take up to an additional 3 hours to complete.
How long do I have to access the course?
From December 2018, once you sign up you have six months to complete the course. During this time you can access the video content as often as you like. Sometimes we have promotions extending access to the course so be sure to sign up to our newsletter to stay up to date. You can access many of the additional resources after the three months because they are open source. You can also download and keep handouts and extra information.
How does the course work?
You can easily access the course through our online platform. This video gives you a bit of a behind the scenes tour.
What is the cost of the online sensory processing training?
The course costs £30 ($US40) for three months access. This does not include sales tax, which will be added to your purchase. The sales tax rate is country dependent (e.g. UK = 20% VAT = £6). You can preview the first three modules for free by following the links below.
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