Sensory Processing Awareness

At GriffinOT I want to help you to know how you can support sensory differences.  If you’re an educator or parent helping a child with additional sensory needs, or observing sensory behaviours you don’t understand then you are in the right place!  My Sensory Processing Awareness training courses and coaching are designed specifically for you.  The courses will

  • Expand your understanding of children’s sensory behaviours

  • Prepare you to support sensory processing differences

  • Give you the confidence to know you’re doing the right thing to help!

  • Teach you why some children might react differently to sensory inputs

  • Teach you how to use sensory support strategies successfully to help your child/ren/class

  • Help you to understand sensory processing disorder and autism/ASD

Sensory Processing Awareness

Boy standing at bubble tube text Sensory Processing Disorder Training with GriffinOT

At GriffinOT I want to help you to know how you can support sensory differences.  If you’re an educator or parent helping a child with additional sensory needs, or observing sensory behaviours you don’t understand then you are in the right place!  My Sensory Processing Awareness training courses and coaching are designed specifically for you.  The courses will

  • Expand your understanding of children’s sensory behaviours

  • Prepare you to support sensory processing differences

  • Give you the confidence to know you’re doing the right thing to help!

  • Teach you why some children might react differently to sensory inputs

  • Teach you how to use sensory support strategies successfully to help your child/ren/class

  • Help you to understand sensory processing disorder and autism/ASD

Who is the Sensory Processing Disorder training for?

My online sensory integration training is a great option if you can’t make it to face to face courses and want to learn in your own time.  I assume no knowledge and start right at the beginning.  I’ll slowly build your knowledge so that your are confident in your learning and ready to use sensory supports successfully.  The sensory courses are perfect if you work in a mainstream school or within Special Education.  They will also helpful if you are a parent of child with suspected sensory issues.  If you’re a parent in the UK, you may want to consider an online sensory assessment as this includes full access to self paced course and will explain your child’s sensory patterns.

The sensory processing disorder training is specifically designed for you if you are a

  • Senior Leaders and SENCos

  • Teachers

  • Teaching assistants

  • Parents and carers (including grandparents!)

  • Health Professionals with limited or no knowledge about Sensory Processing Disorder.  This includes GPs, social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists and nurses wanting an introduction to Sensory Processing Disorder / Sensory Integration.

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What are participants saying about Sensory Processing with GriffinOT?

“I found this course really easy to follow and liked how you could stop and come back to the course over a period of time in order to complete it.”

Parent, USA

“The material was clear and understandable, even being unfamiliar with certain terms prior to the course. The videos were engaging and real life examples aided in understanding the topic further.”

Teacher, UK

A comprehensive break down of everything sensory. This course takes you from zero to a hundred and explains everything along the way. I have so much knowledge now and feel ready to apply it all in the classroom.

Teacher, UK

An excellent, user friendly course. Very informative and taught in small sections to help understanding. Would highly recommend to both parents and school staff.

Teaching Assistant, Ireland

Amazing training that you can do at your own pace. Really easy to navigate and easy to go back and watch videos again if you are unsure of anything. I love that it shows you your progress.

Children's Support Worker, UK

A clear and informative course. I learnt from every module, especially the neurology.  I highly recommend to anyone working in a special schools and ARPs, to have a more in depth understanding of our children. Thank you Kim, I thoroughly enjoyed the learning experience!

Teaching Assistant, UK

“This introductory course to SPD is perfectly pitched: it deals with very complex concepts in a clear, direct way which is accessible to all. I will be adding the full course to my team’s CPD. Many thanks to GriffinOT”

SENCO, UK

Our participant feedback

The feedback from participants on the training speaks for itself. The average score for training content is 4.52/5.  And, the average score for quality is 4.47/5.  I am so confident that the training will help you that I offer a money back guarantee within the first three months of purchase.

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What’s in the different Levels of the Sensory Processing Disorder training?

The full list of videos is available here – Sensory Processing Aware with GriffinOT. International purchases and group pricing are also available, see below.

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GriffinOT Sensory Processing Disorder Training – Options and Pricing

We have a number of different pricing options for those joining our Sensory Processing Disorder training.  If you’re from a school and want to train a number of staff, we would recommend our school packages – click here for details.  If you’re an individual please continue reading.

Free Introduction

£Free
  • 1 hour
  • 12 months’ access
  • Certificate included
  • Learn about all eight (yes 8!) senses
  • Introduction to sensory processing

Full Course

££5000
  • 8 hours
  • 12 months’ access
  • Certificates included
  • Explore sensory processing in depth
  • Understand dyspraxia
  • Sensory strategies and supports
  • Checklists and audit tools
  • Sensory processing in autism

School Price

££350
  • 10 staff
  • 12 months’ access
  • Certificates included
  • All content in full course
  • One staff coaching session with Kim
  • Additional staff £10pp
  • Perfect staff CPD
  • Help your SEN learners

Money back guarantee

I am so confident that the training will help you that I offer a money back guarantee within the first 3 months of purchase.  I know the training will increase your knowledge, skills and confidence when supporting sensory needs.  If it doesn’t just send me an email to letting me know why it didn’t and I’ll refund your purchase.

Group pricing available for schools!

We offer have group pricing available for schools and organisations who want to train more than four staff.

Cost for staff when billed on the same invoice are:

  • 5 staff = £220
  • 10 staff = £350
  • Additional staff = £10 per person

You can learn more and request an invoice here.  Or, just send an email to training@griffinot.com with the course and number of participants you need included in the invoice.

International Conversions

Approximate international conversions for £50 at August 2022 are: USD $65 AUD $85 NZD $95  EUR €60.

Please note your bank card may add an international transaction fee and conversions rates continually change. You can check the most current rates at xe.com.

What does the training look like?

The training is all pre-recorded and online.  You can start at any time and progress at your own pace.  There are workbooks to help to enhance your learning.  And you can ask Kim questions in Levels 2&3.

Frequently asked questions??

This short video covers our most commonly asked questions!  If it doesn’t answer yours, please drop Kim an email.

What is the impact of the training?

Kim is continually monitoring the impact of Sensory Processing with GriffinOT.  She presented the results of pre and post knowledge questionnaires at the 2021 Children’s OT Conference (RCOT-CYPF) and the Sensory Integration Education Online Conference.  Preliminary results are showing positive trends in participant’s knowledge and confidence scores before and after the training.  They also indicate a huge gap between the number of people using sensory strategies and those who are accessing training (91% vs 26%).  This discrepancy in use and access to training motivates Kim to continue providing online resources.

You can read the full impact summary here.

Or, if you want to hear how the training helped Becky’s class, you can read her reflection here.

Sensory training – a teacher’s reflection

Becky teaches autistic children in a specialist provision in the UK.  She spoke with Kim about her experiences before and after the training.  And how the training better equipped her to support the learners in her class.

“The training has helped me to identify sensory needs more accurately.  I can consider what sensations might be triggering behaviours.  I’m now aware that some sensory behaviours might be covering up or supporting other sensory needs.  The training has helped me to understand the differences between sensory sensitivity, slow and seeking.  This has enhanced my ability to put the right supports in place for the learners in my class”

You can read Becky’s full reflection here.

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