This course is aimed at Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Special school teachers, who are looking to:
Sensory stories are a glorious paradox. They are very simple, but have the capacity to open the world up, and to create opportunities for connection and communication. They are a porthole through which children are enabled to explore - in a sensory way - the richness of culture, history, art, and all the wondrous aspects of being human.
Joanna Grace is an international special educational needs and disabilities consultant, and is the founder of The Sensory Project.
The Sensory Project is based on the idea that with the right knowledge and a little creativity, inexpensive items can become effective tools for inclusion. In all her work Jo seeks to contribute to a world where people are understood in spite of their differences.
OTSA Partner schools can book places for £125 pp (+VAT).
On this day you will learn:
For more information, visit Joanna's website here.
Sensory tours have also been created for a range of places including Kensington Palace and the London Transport Museum. Some settings have hosted their own sensory story adventures as a result of receiving training including The Sensory Trust's King Edward mine sensory story adventure day and The Lost Gardens of Heligan's sensory telling of the journey of a honey bee.