- Discover effective strategies for supporting children with autism facing tactile processing challenges in our comprehensive masterclass.
- Designed for parents, educators, therapists, and caregivers, this course delves into sensory processing differences, focusing on hypersensitivity and hyposensitivity to touch.
- You’ll gain insights into identifying these challenges, learn practical intervention strategies, explore the role of deep pressure therapy, and understand how to create tactile-friendly environments.
- With real-life case studies and hands-on activities, this masterclass equips you with the knowledge and tools to support children with autism, turning challenges into opportunities for growth and learning.
- Total content duration: 5 hours and 30 minutes, delivered in a pre-recorded format
Masterclass – Tactile processing and intervention (Hindi)
Welcome to our comprehensive masterclass focused on understanding and addressing tactile processing challenges in children with autism. This course is meticulously designed for parents, educators, therapists, and caregivers who seek to deepen their knowledge and develop effective strategies for supporting children facing these unique challenges.
Tactile processing issues are prevalent among children with autism, often manifesting as either hypersensitivity or hyposensitivity to touch. This can significantly impact their daily functioning and overall well-being. Our masterclass provides an in-depth exploration of the underlying reasons for these tactile processing challenges. We delve into the nuances of sensory processing differences in autistic children and how they perceive and respond to tactile stimuli.
Key Highlights of the Course:
- Understanding Tactile Processing: Gain insights into the sensory processing system, with a focus on tactile sensitivities and how they present in children with autism.
- Identifying Challenges: Learn to recognize the signs of tactile processing difficulties, including both hypersensitivity (over-responsiveness) and hyposensitivity (under-responsiveness) to touch.
- Intervention Strategies: Discover a range of practical, evidence-based strategies to assist children in managing their tactile processing challenges. These include environmental modifications, sensory integration techniques, and personalized coping strategies.
- The Role of Deep Pressure: Explore the benefits of deep pressure therapy in regulating the sensory system. Understand how it can help bring a child to optimum arousal levels, enhancing their ability to engage and learn.
- Creating a Supportive Environment: Learn how to create tactile-friendly environments that accommodate sensory needs and promote comfort and learning.
- Case Studies and Practical Applications: Engage with real-life scenarios and hands-on activities that reinforce learning and provide practical application of the concepts discussed.
By the end of this masterclass, participants will have a solid understanding of tactile processing challenges in children with autism and an arsenal of strategies to support these children effectively. Whether you’re a parent looking to better understand and aid your child, or a professional seeking to enhance your practice, this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to make a positive impact.
Join us in this journey towards creating a more understanding and accommodating world for children with autism. Let’s work together to turn challenges into opportunities for growth and learning.