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Parent carers: Understanding sensory needs in children and young people with Additional Support Needs

Wed 4 September, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



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Parent carers: sensory needs (September)
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This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian. 

When: Wednesday 4 September, 6pm – 8pm

About the event: 

Discover how sensory experiences and needs can impact on children and young people’s behaviour, communication and engagement. Learn strategies to support them. 

This session explores why children and young people can have sensory processing difficulties.

Key learning:

  • What sensory processing differences neurodivergent children and young people can experience
  • Practical strategies to support children and young people with sensory differences
  • How to help young people understand their own sensory needs
  • Our ‘hidden’ senses including interoception and proprioception
  • Sources of information and support

Delivered by: 

Corrie McLean. Corrie has been working in education for a decade, developing their specialist skills in sexual health and inclusive learning. They work closely with vulnerable individuals with ASN and parents and carers who support them. 

Instructions for joining: 

This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent to you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on the details below.   

Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run or may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case. 

Booking info: 

If this event is showing as full, please email carertraining@vocal.org.uk or call 0808 196 6666 and we will add you to our waiting list and contact you if a space becomes available. 

Online bookings end 24 hours prior to the event. If you wish to attend and book within this time, please call 0808 196 6666 or email carertraining@vocal.org.uk. 


Wed 4 September, 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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