This is a 2-day course looking at the sensory development of babies from conception up to the age of 2 years.
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- Date: 2-3 October 2017
- Venue: London
- Fee: £370 for members (Payment plan available)
This course is suitable for all occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, doctors, nurses and early educators who are interested in sensory development with a particular focus on the preterm population.
- To introduce EI-SMART, an early intervention model developed for those working with babies.
- To provide an understanding of sensory development – sequential development from conception to 2 years (1001 critical days).
- To provide an overview of behavioural cues and the language of the newborn.
- To explore co-regulation leading to self-regulation.
- To provide an overview of the theory of attachment and attunement.
- To explore baby occupations understood through the senses: Eat, Sleep and Play.
- To discuss causes of atypical development both environmental and neurological from a sensory perspective.
Lecturer, Emily Hills Bsc (Hons), is a Clinical Specialised Occupational Therapist currently working in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), within a general hospital. She is passionate about family-centred care and creating the optimal sensory environment for the preterm baby and their family.
Emily has completed both her Neonatal Behavioural Assessment Scale and Newborn Behavioural Observation certification and is an Advanced Practitioner in Sensory Integration (SI).