The aim of the Network is to promote education, good practice and research into the theory and practice of Ayres’ Sensory Integration.
This is achieved through:
- Providing Master’s accredited training for therapists (OT/PT and SALT) in collaboration with the University of Cardiff to support the education and practice of Ayres’ Sensory Integration in the UK and abroad.
- Sharing of knowledge, skills and research, ensuring quality and ﬁdelity to the practice of Ayres’ Sensory Integration and related approaches in the UK and abroad.
- Providing other relevant training courses and learning opportunities about Ayres’ Sensory Integration for therapists and others including education, health and social care professionals, parents and carers as well as those with sensory processing difﬁculties.
- Promoting awareness of Ayres’ Sensory Integration to professional and public audiences.
- Facilitating collaboration and research, building on the knowledge base relevant to the development of the theory and practice of Ayres’ Sensory Integration.
- Providing support to those engaging in research of Ayres’ Sensory Integration to:
- Teaching and learning institutions
- Health and social care providers
- Other organisations
- Disseminating and translating current research and science supporting Ayres’ Sensory Integration to help make it meaningful and accessible to a diverse professional and public audience.
The organisation is currently managed by a board of 7 directors and they are the company's
ultimate decision makers.
Each of the 3 committees are accountable to this board, reporting directly into them through the chairperson of each group.
In line with recent organisational changes; 3 committees have been tasked to support and
realise these aims:
1. Education Committee
2. Research Committee
3. PR, Admin, Membership and Marketing Committee