Ayres' Sensory Integration Therapy 

Helping children and adults with SI difficulties

Online SI Module 3: From Assessment to Intervention


The SI Module 3 course, accredited by Ulster University, is the third part of the modular pathway which also offers the opportunity to achieve a Postgraduate Certificate, and work towards a Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Sensory Integration. 20 credits

 Summary: The SI Module 3 will take the student forward from the interpretive skills they acquired in SI Module 2, to engage with goal setting and SI interventions across the lifespan. They will develop the skills for both evaluating the effectiveness of their own intervention/s, while also able to evaluate the evidence base for interventions from current research. Frameworks for evaluating the fidelity of the complex intervention that is Ayres' SI will also be embedded.
     Audience: Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists and Physiotherapists only who have passed SI Module 2.
     Length: 16 weeks

    Hours: Online Content and contact with Mentors - 55hrs, Independent study (including assessment) 145 hrs, Total effort: 200 hrs

     Fee: Gold or Silver Member Fee: £849 (Instalment plan option)
    Bronze Member Fee: £1,132
     Director: Dr Sylvia Taylor-Goh – Speech and Language Therapist. 


    Students will:

    • Be able to set appropriate goals arising from accurate clinical interpretation of case history and assessment data.
    • Select, plan, and justify appropriate SI interventions, as applicable across the lifespan, including the selection of appropriate outcome measures and the use of Fidelity tools.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of their interventions, with appropriate rationale provided from their knowledge of the relevant evidence base.

    Student Learning

    Students will:

    • Learn online through multi-media methods. 
    • Be fully supported throughout SI Module 3 by a team of Advanced Practitioner e-mentors, who will engage with the students online, facilitating their clinical development through a range of methods. 
    • Have access to Ulster University’s library online. 
    • Have an online ‘coffee shop’ forum in order to also meet and chat to other students on this module. 
    • Have access to a downloadable module manual.
    • Gain clinical skills through the experience of working clinically within an ASI framework under appropriate clinical supervision.


    • Online learning - 55 hrs
    • Independent study (including assessment) 145 hrs
    • Total effort: 200 hrs

    How does SI Module 3 fit in with other modules on the Pathway?

    Recent advances in neuroscience support the application of the theory of Sensory Integration (SI) as a treatment approach with children, adolescents, adults and with older adults. This module builds on the theory of SI, the principles of sensory integration assessments and the use of clinical reasoning to apply theory to practice in the context of specific client groups.

    Assessment information

    Assessment 1: 30 hours of Sensory Integration Practice (Pass/Fail).

    Weighting: it has no contributing mark.

    Assessment 2: Written case study supported by video material

    Weighting: 100%

    Assessment 3: Reflection (Pass/Fail)

    Subject to change.


    Qualified occupational therapists, speech & language therapists and physiotherapists who have previously completed SI Module 2. Participants should have passed the SI Module 2 assessment prior to registering for SI Module 3. 

    Do I need to provide evidence of competence in English language?

    Yes. If English is not your first language, you will need to complete this form when registering for a Modular Pathway course.  If you do not meet the minimum English requirement, you cannot complete this course.

    Which modules do I need to take to practise sensory integration therapy?

    A Sensory Integration Practitioner must complete and pass:

    • SI Module 1: Foundations and Neuroscience
    • SI Module 2: Clinical Reasoning in Sensory Integration- Assessment
    • SI Module 3: From Assessment to Intervention

    A Sensory Integration Advanced Practitioner must complete and pass:

    • SI Module 1: Foundations and Neuroscience
    • SI Module 2: Clinical Reasoning in Sensory Integration- Assessment
    • SI Module 3: From Assessment to Intervention
    • SI Module 4: Advanced Treatment

    Technology requirements

    This is an online course. You cannot download this course. You cannot access it without being connected to Wi-Fi/Broadband.

    • Windows: Google Chrome (latest version)
    • Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)
    • Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version) in Android OS 4.1 and later
    • Stable WiFi/Broadband access required to run the online course.

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    Click on the link below for your preferred date and complete the booking form which will open in a new window. Bookings must be made in the name of the person attending the course including their own email address. On booking, you will receive an invoice within 2 working days. Payment is required within 30 days or prior to the course start date, whichever is soonest. Please see our booking terms and conditions for more information.

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    Can I reserve a place?

    We are unable to reserve places. 

    How will we contact you?

    Following booking, you will receive a confirmation email and an invoice email (within 2 days).  You MUST then log into the website and check the 'My SI' > 'My Courses' page to see important course information, reading lists, resource documents, what to bring etc. This is YOUR responsibility. Please check the course information pages frequently for updates. You will not receive pre-course information by email.

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