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What is Sensory Integration?

Sensory integration, sometimes called sensory processing, refers to the processes in the brain that make sense of the information coming in from our senses, giving us information about what is happening outside and inside our body.

Difficulties with sensory integration or sensory processing can cause under or over reactions to sensory signals. Sensory issues can occur on their own (sometimes referred to as sensory processing disorder) or as part of other diagnoses including autism and ADHD.

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We offer clinicians an accessible pathway to university-accredited postgraduate qualifications in and the ability to practise Ayres Sensory Integration® (ASI) theory and therapy. Sheffield Hallam University, our higher education partner, is one of the country’s largest allied health professions education providers; UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality 2020; and in the top 5 modern universities for research that is rated internationally excellent or world leading. You truly couldn’t be in better hands.
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For over 25 years, we’ve pioneered world-class training in sensory integration and sensory processing topics. From training practitioners to support people with sensory difficulties in clinics, schools and residential settings to helping parents and carers better recognise, understand and manage sensory needs at home: we can help.

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