An Introduction to Sensory Processing Disorder

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What is Sensory Processing Disorder and might some learners be affected by it?

About this module

There will be an introduction to the term Sensory Processing Disorder. We will see what it is and why it is important that we understand the impact it might have on some of our children. We will look at the research and the possible causes of SPD and how some children react to certain stimuli.

This module is suitable for middle Leaders, teachers, support assistants and parents across all phases and settings.

What you will learn:
  • To know and understand what Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is and the possible causes
  • To develop an understanding about which particular stimuli affects sensory processing
  • To understand the impact on behaviour of SPD in the classroom