Health & Complementary Therapies

Sensory Processing Disorder Awareness Short Course

4 Modules

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  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 20 hours of study
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What will you learn?

Sensory Processing Disorder describes a difference in the way that some people's senses are processed by the brain. This course provides an in-depth understanding of the condition, including the symptoms and behaviours associated with it, diagnosis, prevalence, history, therapies and interventions, and how you can provide support.

Although awareness has recently increased, it can still be difficult to get a diagnosis of Sensory Processing Disorder. This makes it is particularly important to know the symptoms of the condition and the behaviours that present themselves in the young children and adults...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 - What is Sensory Processing Disorder?
  • Part 1: How We Process Information from the World Around Us
  • Part 2: Our Eight Senses
  • Part 3: SPD Responses
  • Part 4: Key Learning Points
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - Symptoms and Behaviours
  • Part 1: Importance of Early Identification of SPD
  • Part 2: SPD Can Look Like Bad Behaviour
  • Part 3: Parents and SPD
  • Part 4: Key Learning Points
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Diagnosis, Causes, Prevalence and History of SPD
  • Part 1: SPD from Birth?
  • Part 2: History of SPD
  • Part 3: Causes and Prevalence
  • Part 4: Key Learning Points
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Therapies, Interventions and How You Can Help At Home and School
  • Part 1: Occupational Therapy
  • Part 2: How Parents Can Help
  • Part 3: Key Learning Points
  • Module 4 Assessment

Who would benefit from the course?

Educators who wish to be able to recognise the disorder and cater education for those who have SPD will learn a lot here, as will therapists (in particular Occupational Therapists) who wish to increase their understanding of the disorder.

The Sensory Processing Disorder Awareness Short Course is a valuable source of information for any parent who knows or suspects that their child has SPD, (especially if they have been diagnosed with ADHD or Autism) and wishes to develop a comprehensive understanding of the condition.

Accreditations

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 20 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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