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Parent I Carer Sensory Information Sessions
Places are now available to book on our Autumn Term information sessions for parents and carers
Understanding your child's sensory preferences
How do our sensory likes and dislikes affect the choices we make in everyday life? How do children develop their sensory awareness? "Very useful to understand sensory needs and some ideas of how to support them" Comment from a parent who attended a session Our Understanding Sensory preferences information session is for parents and carers who would like to know more about their child's sensory development. The focus is on sensory development, how sensory preferences are established and the influence on a child's sensory likes and dislikes. Sessions consider the impact of sensory preferences on everyday activities for children and offer practical advice and strategies that you can try at home with your child. These sessions are an introduction to the topic of sensory processing for parents and carers. They provide initial information and advice for families who are worried about their child's sensory development.
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Monday 16th November 10am-11am
Contact us: 01992 823093
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