Talk notes and links

These are the notes and links for Richards talks about engaging classrooms and sensory stories.. 

Online sensory training here….

Click above to go to Richard Hirstwoods online training. There is a free module here for you to complete. The rollout of more and more sensory courses begins on the 6th January 2020

Training in the MENA Region

If you want Richard to train at your school or centre to either run a course or coaching staff we will be back in early 2020. Contact us to find out the possibilities.

Many coloured days scavenger hunt

Click above to download a PDF version of the scavenger hunt. Its great fun and you don’t need the book to do the hunt.

Sensory Stories

A PDF version of Richards presentation creating sensory stories. The slides have not been saved as movies so its just stills. It will be a reminder of what he said. If you would like free tweeks access to the online version of this course on January 6th 2020 please email lois@hirstwood.com

Many Coloured Days

Click above to download a PDF version of the the ideas you can use with the story many coloured days. Its great for all children but really suited to children with special educational needs.

Sensory Story Template

Click above to download a PDF version of the template developed by Julie King (click) in New Zealand. It’s an easy document to use and will help you focus your planning.

Happiness assessment

Click above to download a PDF version of the Happiness Assessment. Originally the brainchild of Flo Longhorn and later Julie King this is the latest version with additions from Richard for 2020. It is an assessment which should be shared with everybody.

´╗┐Sensory Classrooms

Click above to download a PDF version of Richards presentation creating sensory classrooms. The slides have not been saved as movies so its just stills. It will be a reminder of what he said. If you would like free tweeks access to the online version of this course on January 6th 2020 please email lois@hirstwood.com


Environment assessment

Click above to download a PDF version of the but treat this assessment with caution because it is a brutal. However if you get some of this right it will make your room a better place for SEND. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

We filmed in Ikea

Click above to see Richards video filmed in Ikea Abu Dhabi

YouTube

Click above to be taken to Richards YouTube channel. There are lots of videos about sensory and using iPads.