Part of Strafford Learning Center
Sensory processing disorders appear in students of every age and level of ability. The different way that students process sight, sound, touch and movement can create challenging situations in the classroom.
This Learning Path is a companion to the forthcoming Learning Path titled Introduction to Behavior Strategies. It offers of a short summary of that Learning Path, but it is recommended that you enroll in Introduction to Behavior Strategies for more in-depth learning about understanding student behavior.
Introduction to Sensory Processing Challenges explores the ways students receive input, their sensory needs, and how their reactions to that input manifest in the classroom.
Introduction to Sensory Processing Challenges will help adults better understand how to recognize sensory processing issues in their students and manage related behaviors to best meet students’ academic and functional needs.
Participant in this online learning experience will:
Understand what sensory processing means
Understand the different ways our bodies receive sensory information
Any school staff who have contact with students who are looking for introductory information on sensory processing disorders.
The structure includes an Introductory Module, two Modules content provided through discussions, videos and articles. Participants should be able to complete the Learning Path in under 4 hours.