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On this very practical day, Naomi explores how to create sensory environments within your classroom to support pupils with severe and complex learning needs to engage, interact and develop their communication. To begin, Naomi shows you the importance of cutting down the distraction of background sound – and the huge impact this simple change has…

Creating engaging sensory stories

Creating Engaging Sensory Stories for pre-formal, semi-formal and formal learners   Richard and Julie look at how to use sensory stories within the curriculum framework to create engaging learning experiences appropriate for pre-formal, semi-formal and formal learners. They will explore ways of embedding multi-sensory experiences in stories and narrative demonstrating a range of sensory stories…

Autism Behaviour Learning

With Chris Barson & Richard Hirstwood 15 March 2019 – London 22 March 2019 – Nottingham Understanding difficult behaviours starts with understanding the pupil with autism. Constant anxiety about sensory stimuli; how a pupil is uniquely affected by their autism; specific environmental influences on a pupil’s sensory system; identifying a pupil’s barriers to learning; are…

Curriculum Conundrum

Who will be presenting? Richard Hirstwood has extensive experience in special education – giving him the insight into what works, and more importantly, what doesn’t, in multi sensory practice. His innovative approach to everything is refreshing & inspiring! Clive Smith has extensive experience in working with children with challenging behaviour, those on the autistic spectrum…

Engaging Focussed Learning

On this practical day, Naomi Rosenberg explores how to create a focused, positive sensory learning environment for pupils with severe and complex learning needs. She shares simple, but dynamic, ideas pupils will find irresistible to engage with, supporting their personalised learning within a sensory curriculum. Communication, the basis for most personal & educational objectives set…