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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: £1,025
Online: £849

(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 £2,000 

(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 £2,300

(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).


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 1 day £185

(Member price)

Includes FREE Gold or Silver Membership

(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.


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 1 day £185 

(Member price)


(51)

Sensory Integration and Trauma in Children

This 1 day course will offer an introduction to sensory integration and its application and links to developmental trauma / early childhood trauma, which can include; early loss or lack or consistent caregiver, emotional, physical or sexual abuse, various forms of neglect and medical or life-saving procedures.

This course is also offered as an on-site course options on your preferred dates(s).

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 1 day  £185

(Member price)

       
 (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.

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 2 days £380

(Member price)

 
(52)

Sensory Babies

This is a 2-day course looking at the sensory development of babies from conception up to the age of 2 years.

The course will introduce EI-SMART, an early intervention model developed for those working with babies.

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 2 days

 £380 (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 behavioural 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 £380

(Member price)

Understanding Sensory Integration Difficulties in Everyday Life

This course will provide a deeper understanding of sensory integration and Autism, exploring how sensory integration difficulties impact development, learning and participation in daily life.


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 3 days On-site course

£3,800 for up to 30 people. 

Includes FREE Gold or Silver Membership
 (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 £1,350

(Member price)

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