SEND Training modules supporting pupils on the autistic spectrum and with sensory processing issues

Suitable for all teaching and support staff


For ease of booking please use the above code. Participants will automatically be booked on both sessions.

Cost: Free to BEST Trust members otherwise £150 for full course

Target Group: SENCOs, SSAs, Teachers, Mental Health Leads , EYFS, KS1, 2

Course Leaders: Zoe Toone and Karen Hogg
Zoe Toone is an experienced HLTA who is an accredited Team Teach trainer and rebound therapist. She works with Key Stage 1 pupils who have autism, including those working pre-National Curriculum.
Karen Hogg is an HLTA at Millwood managing sensory processing. She has many years of experience working with very complex learning needs.

SESSION 1: What does sensory processing mean?

Course information:

An introduction into sensory processing. Most people are surprised to find out that we actually have eight sensory systems rather than five. Learn more about these eight systems in more detail. Visual/ Auditory/ Tactile/ Olfactory/ Gustatory/ Vestibular/ Proprioception/ Interoception. How it effects leaners, how it might feel, what it looks like in the classroom.

SESSION 2: Ready to Learn

Course information:

Building on from module 1 you will learn how to use your knowledge to develop sensory diets in the classroom. You will take on the task of assessing an individual’s needs and transpose this to a working sensory diet. Equipment and activities will also be discussed.

*Participants must attend both sessions.

Reference SN02SP20
Date Thursday 30th January & Thursday 6th February 2020
Time 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Location Millwood School