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Postgraduate SI practitioner training and other courses for occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech and language therapists in the use of Ayres' Sensory Integration therapy.

You can see all our current courses listed below. Click on the course links to see more information and book online or alternatively you can search our course calendar.

Please note: After you have booked onto a course, you must log into this website again and check the 'My Courses' page to see important course information, reading lists, resource documents, what to bring etc. This is YOUR responsibility.

 

 SI Modular Pathway

 Days  Fee
 

 SI Practitioner Training - the SI Modular Pathway Explained:

The Postgraduate SI Modular Pathway for Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists offers a pathway to recognition as a Practitioner (SI Modules 1 and 2/3) or Advanced Practitioner of Sensory Integration (SI Module 4), with the opportunity to credit the awards towards a Masters qualification. See more.



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(01)

SI Module 1: Foundations and Neuroscience (30 credits)

This module is designed to equip participants with the knowledge required to apply current theories to their everyday practice. Includes accreditation. For OT, PT, SLT, Medical Doctor, Psychologist only.


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Classroom: 5 days / Online: 16 weeks Classroom: £975
Online: £799

(Member prices)

 (02)

SI Module 2/3: From Assessment to Interpretation (30 credits)

This course aims to develop the participants’ skills in evaluation and clinical reasoning based on a sensory integration framework. Includes accreditation. For OT, PT and SLT only.


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10 days £1,950 

(Member price)

 
(04)

SI Module 4: Advanced Treatment (30 credits)

This module is designed to enable students to develop in-depth knowledge and experience in SI and therapy in order to support critical analysis and evidence of interventions. Includes accreditation. For OT, PT and SLT only.

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 9 days £2,250

(Member price) 

Ulster University


Ulster University Modules

Research Evidence for Health Science assignment (15 credits)

Preparation for Research assignment (15 credits)
Or Improving my Service: The Service User’s Perspective assignment - Optional (15 credits)

Masters Degree in Sensory Integration includes: Project (60 credits)

See further important information on Ulster University qualifications here.

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online See Fees
 

 Workshops

 Days  Fee

(05)

Introduction to Sensory Integration Difficulties

This one-day course will provide an introduction to sensory integration difficulties including autism.

This course is also offered as an on-site course on your preferred date(s). Minimum 20 people.


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 1 day £155

(36)

Sensory Strategies for Everyone - The Magic of Muscle Stretch and Heavy Work

This course will explore the sense of proprioception – the sense that comes from moving our muscles. Often forgotten, ignored and definitely under-rated, proprioception makes daily life possible.

This course is also offered as an on-site course on your preferred date(s). Minimum 20 people.

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 1 day £155 

(31)

Applying Sensory Integration Therapy Principles with Older Adults

An overview of ways in which therapists can combine Sensory Integration therapy into personalised and everyday life activities for those living with organic brain disorders, such as dementia.

This course is also offered as an on-site course on your preferred date(s). Minimum 20 people.

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 1 day £185 

(49)

Complex Trauma in Children

Translation into practice when supporting adoptive, foster and other permanent placement families.

This one-day course will provide an introduction to the concept of 'complex trauma in children' including the affected domains of Attachment, Self-regulation and Competencies. This course is not about sensory integration.

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 1 day  £185
 (38)

Sensory Integration for Mental Health and Well-being

Promoting Participation in Daily Life - Adolescents, Adults & Older Adults in Mental Health and Learning Disability Services including for forensic and secure settings.

This course is also offered as an on-site course on your preferred date(s). Minimum 20 people.

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 2 days £370

(Member price)

(34)

Feeding Difficulties and Sensory Issues

Many of the children treated in occupational therapy for sensory integration disorders experience difficulties with feeding. Sensory issues are often overlooked, or misinterpreted as behavioral problems. This course is about clinical reasoning concerning children who are very selective in their food choices, or refuse to eat without apparent cause.

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 2 days £370

(Member price)

 (50)

The Art of Therapy: Play and Relationships

This two-day workshop explores the roots of those ideas, and using contemporary and current literature offers strategies for reflection and action to guide seasoned and novel therapists to enhance the art of their practice.  Its main theoretical sources are playfulness theory, self-determination theory and child-centred play therapy.

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 2 days £370

(Member price)

 (46)

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Intervention Strategies for Sensory, Motor and Sensory-based Behavioural Components Across the Lifespan. 

The lecturers skilfully use a layering system to: expand the participant’s knowledge of the characteristics and current theories that relate to Autism Spectrum Disorders and other diagnoses with sensory-based components.

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2 days  £380
Book this workshop and Is It Sensory or Is It Behaviour? and save £20 plus get free Gold or Silver membership
 (45)

Is It Sensory or Is It Behaviour? Changing Behaviours to Improve Functional Performance and Participation

Carolyn Murray-Slutsky and Betty Paris skilfully use a layering system to delve into the confusing and challenging behaviours that children and adults often demonstrate; addressing the question Is it sensory or is it behaviour?

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 2 days  £380
Book this workshop and ASD: Intervention Strategies and save £20 plus get free Gold or Silver membership
 (47)

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Intervention Strategies for Sensory, Motor and Sensory-based Behavioural Components Across the Lifespan and
Is It Sensory or Is It Behaviour? Changing Behaviours to Improve Functional Performance and Participation

This 4 day workshop is gives participants an in-depth knowledge of: ASD and other sensory based diagnosis; Intervention strategies and the tools to analyse if it is Sensory or Behaviour; strategies to intervene and develop programs that will change behaviours and improve functional performance and participation.

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 4 days £740 includes FREE Gold/Silver membership 
 (27)

Sensory Attachment Intervention

This Sensory Attachment Intervention level 1 introduces therapists to sensory-attachment intervention and teaches how to: Differentiate between sensory and attachment based behaviours; Treat sensory integration disorders; Adapt sensory integration interventions for attachment-trauma.


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7 days £1,300

(Member price)

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