Creating engaging sensory stories

Creating Engaging Sensory Stories £36 (Single Ticket) or part of the Literacy and Sensory Learning bundle – A guide for teachers and teaching assistants working with children and young adults with complex needs, autism and SEND. For all learners, with or without SEND, sensory stories can be much more interactive and engaging than stories read…

Sensory approaches for learners with autism

Sensory Approaches for Learners with Autism –  £36 (Single Ticket) and part of the Autism Bundle – Each learner with autism is unique!  We outline the specific sensory difficulties experienced by learners with autism and the resulting impact on their learning.  You will explore simple but effective ways of profiling a learner’s needs and how…

The happiness assessment

The Happiness Assessment The Happiness Assessment was originally the brainchild of Flo Longhorn and later Julie King. We revisit it here with further additions by Richard Hirstwood.  The happiness and well-being of our learners are of paramount importance. In common with most people, our learners are happiest when they feel secure, safe and valued, in…

Resourceful teaching and learning

When working with learners with complex needs or autism, sometimes it is not possible for us to purchase specialist educational products. This course provides lots of clever ideas for creating our own homemade resources, which will extend our repertoire of learning opportunities, using a simple plastic salad spinner as the primary example. Testimonials    …

Sensory approaches for challenging behaviour

Sensory Approaches for Challenging Behaviour In this course, we examine the definition of challenging behaviour and the role that sensory issues play in the behaviours that you may face as a practitioner. We offer practical guidance to support learners to make sense of their environment in sensory terms, which helps to reduce their fears that…