2 FULL DAYS With Nerys Hughes, Specialist Occupational Therapist

13th & 14th February 2019
9.30am – 4.00pm

The Dorford Centre
1 Bridport Road
Dorchester DT1 1RR

For teachers, support staff, parents and clinicians who are looking to gain a better understanding of how to manage behaviour resulting from sensory processing difficulties.


“Nerys Hughes – so much knowledge!”
” Could do with her at the end of a phone from school”
“Fantastic course and inspiring speaker”
“I wish my whole school team could have had this
“inspirational, giving us ideas we can all have in our toolkit
without specialist equipment”


In depth coverage of:

  • Understanding of sensory processing difficulties and how they impact on learning
  • Provision of a sensory lens to manage behaviour and expectations
  • Understanding of when behaviours are a result of sensory processing difficulties
  • Strategies for managing behaviours caused by those processing difficulties
  • Understanding of techniques to diffuse children’s frustrations caused by sensory processing difficulties

Nerys Hughes is a children’s Occupational Therapist, with advanced practitioner recognition in sensory processing disorders. She is the founder and clinical director of Whole Child Therapy in Greenwich in London.  WCT is one of the first multi-disciplinary social enterprise clinics in the UK, providing occupational therapy, speech therapy, physiotherapy, osteopathy, nutritional therapy, play therapy and family support, for families, schools and charities.   She and the WCT team are currently working with SeeAbilty to create national standards for children with learning difficulties. Nerys Hughes lectures across the UK on the treatment and management of sensory processing disorders. Her commitment to multi-professional practice that is both evidenced based and effective is the core of WCT values.

Cost: £195 per person to include lunch, refreshments, etc

Contact bookings.tadss@westfield.dorset.sch.uk for further info and booking forms

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