Two day bespoke workshops for parents/teachers of children on the autism spectrum. Designed to facilitate you to empower your children to navigate their world to overcome daily sensory challenges.
Topics covered -
Increasing understanding of sensory processing – to entail an overview of: sensory systems, normal sensory development, sensory processing dysfunction.
Increasing awareness of the sensory profile of young people with ASD and the challenges they experience, plus an opportunity to engage in experiential learning.
Behaviour (anxiety, avoidance, emotional regulation difficulties)
Functional skills (self care, dressing etc)
Motor coordination (fine and gross motor difficulties)
Learning in the school environment (attention, concentration)
Strategies such as:
1) how to provide regulating sensory input,
2) how to redirect inappropriate sensory behaviours,
3) creating a sensory diet to meet young person’s sensory needs,
4) how to facilitate a young person’s understanding and identification of their levels of arousal associated with difficulties with sensory processing.
Do you have an animal lover at home? Would your child like to spend time up close to the animals on the farm and learn about the responsibility that comes with caring for an animal. We'll also explore the natural environment we live in, as well as some arts and crafts and time for play in the play.....