Online Introduction to Sensory Integration Difficulties


Find out why sensory integration is part of everyone’s development and learning and how it is critical to help us all to participate in daily life. Explore how differences to sensory integration may affect people with autism and those with sensory integration difficulties. Find out how different individuals may be affected and how this links to participation in daily life.

  • Consider how sensory differences can affect behaviour, learning, emotions and communication.
  • Learn about the evidence from brain science that supports the theory of sensory integration difficulties.
  • Hear about sensory strategies for home, school and work.
  • See direct interventions and explore environmental adaptations.


  • Be more knowledgeable about sensory systems and how they underpin daily life, development and learning.
  • Understand how the sensory systems are affected in people with autism and those with sensory integration difficulties .
  • Increase your understanding of how to use individualised support strategies with people with autism and those with sensory integration difficulties.
  • Be more confident in identifying and making changes to home and care routines, classrooms or your practice to be able to positively support the sensory needs of people with autism and those with sensory integration difficulties.
  • Have a better understanding of the evidence base sensory difference in people with autism and those with sensory integration difficulties, including relevant intervention approaches to address these differences.
 Summary: This course will provide an introduction to sensory integration difficulties including autism.
 Audience: Open to all
 Length: 4 hours of content using slides with voice-over, animations, videos, quizzes and many resources to download.
You will have 3 months to access the course.
 Fee:Fee: £85 Includes FREE Gold or Silver Membership
Discounts available if you wish to purchase 10 or more courses. Please contact us.


This course is suitable for those wishing to increase their understanding of the potential sensory differences experienced by children and adults with autism and those with sensory integration difficulties. See how this may alter participation in everyday life including differences in behaviour, learning, emotion regulation, communication and social interaction. This course is suitable for those with a basic understanding of autism and sensory integration difficulties.

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.

How to book

  • Click on the link to the right and complete the booking form.  
  • Please see our booking terms and conditions for more information.
  • Immediately after booking, you will receive a booking confirmation email from us.  
  • You will receive an email with instructions on how to access the online course by the following working day.
  • If you do not receive these emails, please check your spam/junk email folder first and then contact us.
* If you have pre-purchased a voucher code for this course, please contact us.

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Sensory Integration Education, Old Breedon School, 8 Reading Road, Pangbourne, RG8 7LY, UK

We are a not for profit organisation. SI Network (UK & Ireland) Ltd trading as Sensory Integration Education. Established 1994.

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