This one-day course will support delegates to try and understand more about the sensory world of people on the autism spectrum. Exploring the sensory systems and sensory processing, potential differences in autism will be discussed, and the impact these may have on daily life and behaviour. Delegates will be supported to be more confident in identifying and making changes to practice which will positively support the sensory needs of people on the autism spectrum.
• The sensory world of people on the autism spectrum
• How individuals are affected
• Behaviour and sensory sensitivities
• The evidence base
• Sensory strategies
• Direct interventions and environmental changes
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for those wishing to increase their understanding of the potential sensory differences experienced by both children and adults on the autism spectrum. A prior understanding of autism is required for this course.
Benefits of attending
• Be more knowledgeable about sensory systems and how they are affected in people on the autism spectrum
• Have a better understanding of the evidence base for sensory differences in people on the autism spectrum
• Increase your understanding of how to use individualised support strategies
• Be more confident in identifying and making changes to your practice which will positively support the sensory needs of people on the autism spectrum.
Continued Professional Development
This course is certified by the CPD certification service (the leading independent CPD accreditation institution) as conforming to continuing professional development principles. All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance detailing eligible CPD hours which can be used as verifiable documentary evidence when submitting CPD recording forms.
For information about our other training, please visit www.autism.org.uk/training