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TEACHERS AND SCHOOL ASSISTANTS - FRI 22 FEB 2019

MAKING SENSE OF THE SEVEN SENSES: SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDERS AND THEIR IMPACT WITHIN THE EDUCATION SETTING

CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND SCHOOL ASSISTANTS IN KINDERGARTEN, JUNIOR PRIMARY, AND PRIMARY

PRESENTED BY SARA KING, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

This workshop is suitable for all staff working with kindergarten and primary students in all settings. It explores how to enrich learning experiences for all children including those who have evident sensory processing difficulties. Sensory Processing difficulties are often associated with a range of disabilities, including, but not limited to, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delay and ADHD. It can also stand alone as an area of difficulty. A workshop on sensory processing was recently held for School Assistants, this upcoming workshop is specifically geared toward classroom teachers. It is interactive with a practical focus and will include the following:

  • What is sensory processing?
  • What do sensory processing disorders look like?
  • What does it feel like to have a sensory processing disorder?
  • How does having a SPD impact a student’s ability to engage and learn within the classroom environment?
  • How are sensory processing disorders assessed?
  • How is information about these provided to school staff?
  • Practical strategies to support students experiencing these challenges
  • Case studies

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Event Properties

Event Date 22/02/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 22/02/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 18/02/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $150.00
Location The Highway
$150.00


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