Parent Sensory Training

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What are Sensory Difficulties?
Does your child appear uncomfortable in their body, do they fidget, squirm or constantly touch things? Do they struggle to concentrate or are they easily distracted. Do certain sensations upset them? They may have Sensory Processing Difficulties. Sensory Processing Difficulties Leaflet

What to expect at the training
  • You will learn about the senses and what happens when they don’t work the way they should.
  • You will be provided with examples of strategies, useful reading and equipment lists and a strategy booklet to take home
  • We will work through a problem solving tool which is yours to use for future issues.
  • You will have the opportunity to meet, chat and share support with other parents/carers.

Future Training Dates

Dates  
Wed 1st Nov 2017
(fully booked)
18:00 - 21:00Angus House, Forfar
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
(fully booked)
09:15 - 12:15Armitstead Child Development Centre,
Kings Cross, Dundee
Thurs 23rd Nov 2017
(fully booked)
09:30 - 12:00Seminar Room 4, PRI, Perth
Thurs 23rd Nov 201718:30 - 21:00Seminar Room 4, PRI, Perth
Wed 24th Jan 201818:00 - 21:00Armitstead Child Development Centre,
Kings Cross, Dundee
Fri 26th Jan 201809:15 - 12:15Armitstead Child Development Centre,
Kings Cross, Dundee
Mon 12th Feb 201809:30 - 12:00Seminar Room 4, PRI, Perth
Tues 13th Feb 201818:30 - 21:00Seminar Room 4, PRI, Perth
Wed 14th Mar 201818:00 - 21:00Angus House, Forfar
Fri 16th Mar 201809:15 - 12:15Armitstead Child Development Centre,
Kings Cross, Dundee
Thurs 3rd May 201809:15 - 12:15Armitstead Child Development Centre,
Kings Cross, Dundee
Fri 4th May 201809:15 - 12:15Angus House, Forfar
Mon 14th May 201818:30 - 21:00Seminar Room 4, PRI, Perth
Tues 15th May 2018 09:30 - 12:00Seminar Room 4, PRI, Perth
Wed 6th Jun 201818:00 - 21:00Armitstead Child Development Centre,
Kings Cross, Dundee
Wed 13th June 201818:00 - 21:00Angus House, Forfar
Mon 27th Aug 201809:30 - 12:00Seminar Room 4, PRI, Perth
Tues 28th Aug 201818:30 - 21:00Seminar Room 4, PRI, Perth

To book a place: Choose a Venue, Date and Time that suits you and email us at otparentbooking.tayside@nhs.net

The training is for parents/carers only please do not bring your child to the session.

Once you have attended the training there are Telephone/Drop In sessions available:
Monday 20th November 2017 9am - 12pm, ACDC, Kings Cross 
Thursday 14th December 2017 12pm - 3pm, The Sunflower Centre, PRI 
Tuesday 8th February 2018 1pm - 4pm, ACDC, Kings Cross
Thursday 22nd February 2018 12pm-3pm, The Sunflower Centre, PRI 
Thursday 29th March 2018 9am - 12pm, ACDC, Kings Cross
Friday 19th May 2018 9am - 12pm, ACDC, Kings Cross
Thursday 7th June 2018 12pm-3pm, The Sunflower Centre, PRI
Friday 22nd June 2018 9am - 12pm, ACDC, Kings Cross  
Thursday 13th September 2018 12pm-3pm, The Sunflower Centre, PRI
(You must have attended a training workshop prior to attending any of the above drop in sessions)

Please print a copy of this Sensory Checklist, complete it and bring it with you to the training. (if you unable to do this please say in your email or get in touch and we can send you one in the mail)

Contact Us

email : otparentbooking.tayside@nhs.net
Children and Young People's Occupational Therapy Service 

Sunflower Centre
Perth Royal Infirmary
Perth
Tel: 01738 473250

Armitstead Child Development Clinic
Kings Cross Hospital
Dundee
Tel: 01382 835137 or 01382 835141 

Whitehills Health Care & Community Centre
Station Road
Forfar
DD8 3DY
Tel: 01307 475279 or 01307 475082

Directions to Venues

Angus House, Forfar
Armitstead Child Development Centre, Kings Cross, Dundee
Links Health Centre, Montrose 
Seminar Room 4, Centre for Healthcare Conference Centre, Perth Royal Infirmary, Perth (approach PRI from Taymount Terrace,  enter the hospital via the main door of the old hospital building and the seminar rooms are immediately to your right. There is parking directly in front of the main door but this can be busy during the day) 

Useful Information

A useful book to read before attending the session is The Out of Sync Child by Stock Kranowitz, C (1998).