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Sensory Trauma and Autism: an introduction

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Who is this online course for?

  • Autistic people 

  • Parents, carers and family members of autistic children 

  • Support workers

  • Professionals

What will I learn?

  • This course provides an introduction to Sensory Trauma and Autism

  • Gain an overview of sensory processing and sensory regulation

  • Indicate ways in which Sensory Trauma may be experienced in the lives of Autistic people

  • Learn from lived experience and explore ways of supporting people 

How is the course delivered?

  • Short films that include case studies, taught sessions, lived experience, and reflective exercises​

  • Reflective Journal that contains activities to complete and a space to record personal insights. The Reflective Journal can be kept as a reference document and added to after the course. You will find links to further reading and resources in your Reflective Journal

  • Interactive activities to identify learning achievements

  • Transcripts are available for many of the films 

What will I gain?

  • ​​A certificate of achievement summarising the learning outcomes achieved

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