The GriffinOT Sensory Processing Disorder training courses are specifically designed to help you to understand what Sensory Processing Disorder and how to help children or adults with Sensory Processing Disorder. The training aims to teach you why our senses are important for participation and learning, what it might look like if a child or adult is having difficulties and what supports you could put in place at home and/or school.
You will find our flagship course ‘Sensory Processing – What’s the Fuss?’ helpful if:
Your child has been diagnosed with or you think your child has Sensory Processing Disorder.
You work with children who have Sensory Processing Disorder.
You want to understand more about Sensory Modulation.
Your child has autism or Asperger’s.
The children/adults you work with have autism or Asperger’s.
You would like to understand what sensory over-responsivity and sensory under-responsivity is.
You want to learn about sensory strategies.
You want to know how to use sensory strategies correctly and safely.
What Does The Sensory Processing Disorder Training Cover?
The training courses cover arousal, an introduction to sensory integration and sensory processing disorder. There is a description of the senses including our two super senses, proprioception and vestibular. Next, the course zooms in on sensory modulation, discussing the subtypes and how these might present. Finally, there are tips and strategies on how to help each subtype. A specific outline for each course can be found by following the links below.
Who Is The SPD Training Designed For?
The training is written specifically for parents and teachers who want to learn more about Sensory Processing Disorder and how it affects their children or the children/adults they work with. It is also suitable for medical professionals with little to no previous knowledge in the area including GPs, social workers, psychologists, nurses, and physiotherapists.
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