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  • Scottish Autism - Sensory Processing

    Created: 28/01/2021

    When: , Monday 29 March 2021
    Where: This is an online course
    This event is being organised by Scottish Autism
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.


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    About this course - Sensory Processing

    Understanding how we make sense of the world around us and process this sensory information for meaning. The course will also look at exploring sensory difference for autistic individuals, and what practitioners should consider when looking at the environment.

    This course has been developed to further our understanding of autism as a developmental difference.  This course will deepen your understanding of typical and atypical development, and start to explore what is meant by a 'spiky developmental profile' in autism. You will also look at ‘self’ and how your understanding of an individual’s developmental profile informs your practice.

    Course objectives are:

    • To better understand what we mean by sensory processing
    • To explore the influence of sensory processing differences on attention and wellbeing
    • To consider how sensory processing differences can be supported in practice


    Who is this training course for? 

    Scottish Autism has a series of online training courses available. They are aimed at practitioners, professionals, and those that work with or alongside autistic people in a variety of settings including support services, educational establishments and workplaces.

    Training takes participants through a learning pathway to increase their awareness and understanding of autism, exploring the most recent theoretical and practice based thinking on autism. While considering approaches that enhance the wellbeing and quality of life of autistic people.


    How do they work?

    Each course requires around 6 hours to complete, delivered via an online learning platform and includes: 

    • 3 x 30 minute self-directed learning sessions via recorded presentations
    • 3 x 30 minute reflective learning activities
    • 3 virtual classroom discussion sessions delivered live


    How to apply?

    Next dates for Understanding Autism as a Developmental Difference: Monday 29 March 2021 - Friday 16 April 2021.

    Book your place now.

    For a demonstration and to learn more about our online courses please e-mail [email protected].

    More information and related courses.


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