UNISON Northern Ireland

Autism - Sensory Processing

Event Date: 
10 Dec 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00

UNISON Belfast

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