By the end of this course, you will understand:
what is meant by the term 'sensory processing'
how autistic people are affected by sensory processing
the differences between hyper- (over-) and hypo- (under-) sensitivity
how to manage hyper- and hypo-sensitivity
the dangers of hypo-sensitivity
how to communicate about sensory discomfort
This course is suitable for:
Anyone working with autistic adults or autistic children
Parents and carers
Narrated presentation: You watch, read and listen to the learning materials.
Animations: Unique, charming, sweet animations based around the central character, The Girl With The Curly Hair, and her sensory challenges in different situations.
Visuals and infographics: No plain writing!
Questions: Answer questions to check your understanding along the way.
Notes: Print a set of summary course notes for your records.
This course was written, created and narrated by autistic author and founder of The Curly Hair Project, Alis Rowe.
Award-winning autistic author and entrepreneur.
In 2013 I created The Curly Hair Project, a social enterprise that supports people on the autism spectrum and the people around them.
I have created a large range of educational resources to teach people about autism, including books, animated films, social media, blog, webinars, songs and courses.