UNISON Northern Ireland

Autism – Sensory Processing

Event Date: 
28 Aug 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00


This training session will examine the sensory processing difficulties frequently associated with ASD and will demonstrate how these deficits impact upon learning, play, social interactions and behaviour in the school environment.   The training will be divided into the following areas:  Sensory processing difficulties associated with ASD;  The impact of sensory processing on learning, play, social interactions and behaviour;  Strategies to address sensory processing issues in the school environment and other contexts. The training session will consist of a combination of presentations, practical activities and case study discussions and will be delivered by Jill McCanney, Middletown Centre for Autism