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Sound Sensory Engagement - Led by Joanna Grace

Sound Sensory Engagement - Led by Joanna Grace

Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 15:30

Venue: NSPCC, 3 Gilmour Cl, Leicester LE4 1EZ

Price: £120.00 Per Attendee

Course description
This training is specifically aimed at special school delegates.
Examine the importance of sensory stimulation - with relation to all the senses - how it impacts cognitive development, learning, memory, concentration, engagement, mental well-being and more.
Looks at sounds before music that lead to auditory engagement, and invites delegates through participatory activities to discover a depth to auditory engagement that can be overlooked.
Explores different sensory engagement activities into which delegates can pour their musical talents to great effect.

Course Leader:
Joanna Grace
is an international sensory engagement and inclusion consultant. She runs The Sensory Projects, working on the principle that with the right knowledge and a little creativity, inexpensive items can become effective sensory tools for inclusion. Joanna has a background and Masters in special education. In her work she draws upon insight from research and practice as well as from her own personal experience of disability. Joanna has been a special school teacher and a foster carer for children with profound special educational needs. In all of her work Joanna is seeking to contribute to a world where people are understood in spite of their differences.

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Tags: CPD, Teaching, Training, Curriculum, music, Leicestershire, Pedagogy, NSPCC, Sound Sensory Engagement, Joanna Grace

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