Sensory Integration in Children

Details
Time : 09:00 – 12:30
Type of Training : Workshop
Who should attend:

Parents, Teachers, Remedial Teachers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Psychometrists, Registered Counsellors, Physiotherapists, Developmental Optometrists and other professionals who work with children

Course Overview

A discussion of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) which was previously called Sensory Integration Disorder.
This is a commonly undiagnosed difficulty evident in children which mimics ADHD, immaturity, learning problems and anxiety disorders.

This discussion looks at what SPD is, how to recognise it in children, what treatments are available and what advice you can offer to a parent, teacher or therapist.

Outcomes

  • Recognition of common symptoms of different presentations of SPD
  • Insight into the overlap between SPD and other disorders/difficulties
  • Ideas of how to help children with SPD
  • Insight into the implications of undiagnosed SPD
What is included?

  • A hand out with notes summarising the talk
  • A paper based copy of a Sensory Processing Questionnaire that can be filled in by parents
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