Sensory Processing Aware with GriffinOT - Level 1

A short introduction to the Seven Senses and SPD.

This one hour course provides an introduction to sensory processing for teachers, parents and those who are new to the sensory world. It is designed to help you understand all eight senses and they are essential for success in every day life. We explore the three different areas of sensory processing and consider how differences might impact an individual's participation in activities.

What's Included?

  • The course starts with a history of sensory processing and sensory integration.
  • Next, it describes the five senses you are likely already familiar with.
  • Then,,the proprioceptive, vestibular and interoceptive senses are explored.
  • Finally, we introduce the different areas of sensory processing, including modulation and dyspraxia.


'‘Brilliant! I am learning lots and enjoying this. Love the length of the modules as easy to fit into a busy life. Also, the right amount of information to digest/apply to working life without feeling overloaded. Clear, easy to understand. Friendly presenter, nice style and clear communication.’'

'‘It’s great that the modules are ‘bite-size’ and that you can access them whenever you have the time to complete them. Very useful.''

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Your Instructor

Kim Griffin
Kim Griffin

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts from the day you enroll. It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
You will have a minimum of six months' access to the course. We usually refresh our courses every year, so you can enrol into the newer version if you need a refresher and this course is no longer available.
Does this course include treatment or support ideas?
No, this level of the course is only an introduction to sensory processing. We explore supports in Level 2 and 3 of our sensory training. You can choose to upgrade to these at the end of the course if you want more information.
Does the course come with a completion certificate?
No, the free course does not include a completion certificate. You have the option to upgrade and receive a certificate on completion of the course (£12).

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