Our free sensory course explores the basics of sensory processing disorder and sensory integration.  It is designed for teachers, parents and professionals who want an introduction to sensory processing disorder.  At the end we hope that you will understand the different types of sensory issues.  We briefly explore different models of sensory processing disorder and sensory integration.  You’ll also learn all about the eight senses, rather than the five you might have been told about at school.

Sensory Processing with GriffinOT – Level 1: The Basics Key Information

  • 1 Hour Long

  • Free!

  • NO certificate

Who’s enrolling on the free sensory course?

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What teachers are saying about the GriffinOT sensory courses

“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

What parents are saying about the free sensory integration course

“I learned so much about sensory and how to explain sensory including the areas of sensitive, slow and seeking. I also learned a lot about SPD.”

Parent, USA

What professionals are saying

“I am a Senior Support worker with people of varying disabilities, including profound hearing loss and Autism. I am obviously aware of the sometimes inappropriate responses to stimuli, but have never really considered why these responses are as they are. Thank you so much for enlightening me! Wow!”

Support Worker

Who is Sensory Processing – Level 1 written for?

  • Teachers working with children who have sensory difficulties.

  • Teaching assistants who want to learn more about sensory processing to help their students.

  • Parents who want to learn more about the senses and sensory processing.

  • 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.

  • Those looking for a free sensory course to increase their understanding of SPD and sensory integration.

What will I Learn About on Sensory Processing with GriffinOT – Level 1?

  • Sensory input

  • All eight senses – yes 8 – including proprioception, interoception and the vestibular sense.

  • The components of Sensory Processing Disorder

  • Sensory seeking, sensory sensitivity and slower responses

What’s in the different Levels?

The full list of topics is available here – Sensory Processing with GriffinOT

What Does the Sensory Training Look Like?

Here’s an example video from the training.  It’s from module two which describes sensory input.  The training includes a mix of slides and Kim presenting.  There are handouts to download and additional links to other content to help with learning.

Free Sensory Course – Frequently Asked Questions

When will I receive access to the training?

Once your join our community you will receive a link to access the training, both on screen and in your inbox.  Sometimes the invite goes into spam so check there as well.

How long do I have access to the content?

Once enrolled you will have six months’ access to the course content.

Do I have to start at Level 1

Yes, we recommend completing Level 1 before continuing onto Level 2 or 3.

Is there a completion certificate?

No, a certificate of completion is not issued with the free course.  On completion you have the option to purchase a certificate for £12.

Can I upgrade to Level 2 or 3 after completing Level 1

Of course you can!  Level 2 is £36 or you can purchase both Level 2 & 3 together for £45.

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