This course is for staff supporting children aged over 5 years who would like to learn more about sensory processing and sensory play.

Participants will explore:

  • What is sensory processing?
  • Overview of the senses.
  • Intervention strategies.

There will be plenty of opportunity to have all your questions answered during this session. Plus participants will be able to book a Playbus Sensory Truck visit to their setting for a practical sensory play session.

Links to Bristol Standard Dimensions:

  • D1 Values and Aims of the Setting
  • D2 Relationships and Interactions
  • D3 Approaches to Play & Development
  • D4 Physical Environment
  • D5 Play Experiences
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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Course details

Date:To be arranged.
Cost:Free for Bristol-based settings that are offering play and short break opportunities for children over 5 years.
Venue:BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors:Dani Goodman and Eva Nakopoulou, Children's Occupational Therapists and Bristol Playbus Inclusion Team.
Refreshments:Tea, coffee and squash provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Funded by:Inclusive Play Project and BAND Ltd.
Please note:Bookings to be made on booking form only and accompanied by separate cheques for each attendee payable to 'BAND Ltd' please. Places are limited to 15 (2 per setting), so book early!
Closing date:n/a