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
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.
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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