Using Sensory Stories in Primary School

Details

Target GroupFP/KS2 Teachers and TAs

Date(s)

15 November 2017
Price: £ 216.00
Venue: Future Inn Cardiff Bay, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 4AU
Time: 8:30 am registration for 9 am start
Cost of course is £180 plus VAT
Through inspirational ideas, clearly and simply explained this course shows how everyone can share and learn through the deep magic of stories. 
 
Themes covered include:
  • the benefits of sensory stimulation
  • the magic of the story telling space
  • what constitutes a great sensory story
  • ways to use sensory stories to support individuals with ASD, ADHD
  • ways to use sensory stories to develop literacy skills and to link learning experiences together.
 
 What primary schools in Cardiff said about Jo's workshops …
 
"A sensory sensation!! Brilliant"
"Fantastic speaker, fantastic knowledge. Were left desperately wanting more!"
(Cardiff Conference Jan 2016)

Course Provider: Joanna Grace

Joanna Grace is an international special educational needs and disabilities consultant.who has been providing training and creating resources since 2010. Joanna is experienced at working with individuals with special educational needs and disabilities across a range of settings and ages, including mainstream nursery, primary and secondary school, special schools and adult care. She is a qualified teacher and holds a masters in special education. Joanna keeps up to date with research into sensory engagement work and ensures all her training days are informed by knowledge founded in research. As well as her professional experience Joanna draws on insight from her private life, including time spent as a foster carer, to inform her presentations..

Joanna has written educational resources for students in special schools on behalf of numerous organisations, including Oxfam, Booktrust, Kensington Palace, Worldstories and Amnesty International. In 2013 Joanna set up the Sensory Project believing that with the right knowledge and a little creativity simple, inexpensive sensory resources can become powerful tools for inclusion. Joanna has written for a wide variety of journals, magazines and online publications, including Learning Disability Today, PMLD link, SEN Leader magazine, Education for Everybody, The Guardian and The TES Pro.

In all her work Joanna is seeking to contribute to a world where people are understood in spite of their differences.

Available NOW on Amazon Joanna's new book: Sensory-Being for Sensory Beings

 

 

 


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