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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.

See our SI Courses for Therapists Brochure

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 Practitioner Training

 Days Gold Member Fee 
       
 

The SI Modular Pathway Explained...

 
 (01)

Postgraduate Certificate in Sensory Integration includes:


 
     
 

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.

Course Director: Dr Sylvia Taylor-Goh


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

Course coordinator: Kath Smith BSc(OT) Doctoral Student – Independent Consultant Occupational Therapist plus international lecturers and our experienced senior lecturing team.

10 £1,950
 


 (04)

Postgraduate Diploma in Sensory Integration includes:

   
     

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.

Course coordinator: Lindsay Hardy, Dip COT - Clinical Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist plus international lecturers and our experienced senior lecturing team.


9 £2,250
Ulster University      

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)

See further important information on Ulster University qualifications here.
online See Fees 
Ulster University

Masters Degree in Sensory Integration includes:


 

Project (60 credits)

online  See Fees 

 

Introduction Courses

Days  Gold Member Fee 
(05)


Introduction to Sensory Integration Difficulties

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

Lecturers: One of our team of experienced lecturers who are all practising therapists.

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

 1 £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.

Lecturer: Kath Smith BSc(OT)

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

 1 £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.

Lecturers: One of our team of experienced lecturers who are all practising therapists.

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

 1 £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.

Lecturers: One of our team of experienced lecturers who are all practising therapists.

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

 2 £370
 (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.

Lecturer: Franca Brenninkmeyer,  Head of Child & Family Service, PAC-UK, The Agency for Adoption & Permanency Support


 1 £185 
 

Specialist Workshops

Days  Gold Member Fee 
(34)

Feeding Difficulties and Sensory Issues

This 2 day course explores different types of feeding difficulties related to sensory issues.

Lecturer: Isabelle Beaudry-Bellefeuille MScOT, OT(C)

 2 £370
 (46)

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

Carolyn Murray-Slutsky and Betty Paris 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

Lecturers: Betty Paris, PT, M.Ed., C/NDT and Carolyn Murray-Slutsky, MS., OTR, C/NDT

 £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?

Lecturers: Betty Paris, PT, M.Ed., C/NDT and Carolyn Murray-Slutsky, MS., OTR, C/NDT

 2  £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.

Lecturers: Betty Paris, PT, M.Ed., C/NDT and Carolyn Murray-Slutsky, MS., OTR, C/NDT

 4 £740 includes FREE Gold/Silver membership 
 (50)


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.
Lecturer: Judith Abelenda MS, OTR

 2  £370
 (27)

Sensory Attachment Intervention Level 1

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.

Lecturer: Eadaoin Bhreathnach, Occupational Therapist & Attachment Counsellor

7 £1,300

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