Sensory Challenges and Travelling

Recorded Webinar for ASIP Members

  • Open to all ASIP Members. Relevant for therapists, parents and carers.

  • Includes Certificate of attendance

  • Video lecture

  • Free for ASIP Members

Overview

Travelling can be stressful for any family.  Add in difficulties with Sensory Processing and Integration and the experience can be even more challenging.

In this webinar, SIE Director of Student Development and PhD student, Lelanie Brewer, will discuss the challenges of travelling for individuals of all ages with difficulties with Sensory Processing and Integration, and share advice on how to support individuals during travels and holidays. It will cover key issues, such as the type of experiences that can be challenging, how to address these challenges, and helpful tips and resources.

Lecturer

Director of Student Development

Lelanie Brewer

Originally qualifying as an OT in South Africa, Lelanie gained her MSc in OT at Brunel University, London and is currently a part-time PhD student at Newcastle University’s Population Health Sciences Institute. Her research is focussing on self-care in children with and without motor difficulties.

Lelanie has a background in clinical practice and higher education. As a clinician, she has worked in the NHS, charity and the private sector, and spent the majority of her clinical career working with children and young people with sensory integration difficulties. She is an Advanced Practitioner in Sensory Integration.

Prior to joining Sensory Integration Education in 2018, Lelanie was a Senior Lecturer in OT and MSc OT programme lead at Northumbria University. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

In her role as a director, Lelanie works closely with SIE's accreditation partner, Sheffield Hallam University, on their MSc pathway in Sensory Integration. She has an overarching role in assessment strategy and delivery, student support and student progression.