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Are there any Awareness courses/ workshops etc on Sensory processing disorders which parents can attend.

(7 Posts)
Dev9aug Sun 09-Dec-12 17:14:33

Thanks everyone for your replies.

poltergoose and Ben10 Our area does offer a course but it only runs for half a day and to be honest, I had no confidence in the OT's in our area based on past experience so didn't bother.

Indigo good to see you back, I looked at the website and they den't seem to have any courses running at the time.

coffee hold on to that thought for a while, I have managed to book a place with the company auntevil suggested.

Thanks again everyone.

auntevil Sat 08-Dec-12 14:12:37

Try the Sensory Integration Network.
They do courses for professionals training, but also ones that are suitable for parents and teaching staff.

www.sensoryintegration.org.uk/

coff33andmintspies Sat 08-Dec-12 12:38:15

Yes joined in a 2 day intensive sensory awareness course with school. If you cant get any joy from the OTs in your area pm me and I will give you the number of our local team and they should be able to direct you on where to go or who to contact.

I will try and find my paperwork and see if I got the name of the person that took the course. She was australian and was brilliant. I think she has a web site too.

ThoughtBen10WasBadPokemonOMG Sat 08-Dec-12 06:47:10

Our disabled Children's team run one.

IndigoBelle Sat 08-Dec-12 06:15:20

SenseAbility at the sound learning centre was very good.

PolterGoose Fri 07-Dec-12 21:49:30

I attended a course on SPD run by our OT team. It was half a day a week for 4 weeks and was brilliant.

Dev9aug Fri 07-Dec-12 21:02:43

We attended a PECS course and found it very useful, so was wondering if there are any courses on understanding and dealing with Sensory Processing Disorder.

Does anybody know of one or has been on one?

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