Autism and Tactile Processing

Live webinar on 18 January 2022

  • Ideal for health and education professionals. Open to all.

  • Date: 9am to 11am 18 January 2022

  • As an autistic individual and Occupational Therapist, Rachael Thompson will provide personal and professional experience alongside the latest research that looks at tactile processing differences amongst the autistic population.

  • Includes Certificate of Completion

  • Fee: £25 Including access to recording of webinar (available for 30 days only)

Overview

As an autistic individual and Occupational Therapist Rachael will provide personal and professional experience alongside the latest research that looks at tactile processing differences amongst the autistic population. This course will explore the impact of tactile processing differences on activities of daily living, regulation, social connection and relationships.


Objectives:

1.    Understand the prevalence and presentation of tactile processing differences in the autistic population. 

2.    Explore the connection between tactile processing and:

  • Attachment and bonding
  • Social interaction
  • Self-regulation and co-regulation
  • Personal care
  • Experiences at school


3.   Identify the implications of tactile processing differences on assessment and intervention within healthcare and educational settings.

Lecturer

BSc, PGCE with QTS, PGCert Sensory Integration, MSc Occupational Therapy

Rachael Thompson

Rachael is Head of Therapy at Cairn Education (www.cairneducation.co.uk) which is an alternative education provision in the UK that specialises in supporting young autistic individuals. Rachael has worked at independent specialist colleges for over 10 years in roles including Tutor, Occupational Therapist, Head of Education and Vice Principal.

Rachael is autistic and as part of her wider work regularly hosts webinars and workshops on autism and sensory processing. Rachael utilises both professional and personal insight to explore and explain the impact of sensory processing differences on physical and mental health, relationships and emotional regulation.

Course curriculum

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    Autism and Tactile Processing

    • How to join the Zoom Session

    • Zoom link - Autism and Tactile Processing 9am to 11am 18 January 2021 (UK time)

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Autism and Tactile Processing

Live webinar 9am to 11am 18 January 2022

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