Live Training

Live Training

Our three-day live, face to face master training course is suitable for everyone interested in the impact of sensory development. The course covers 11 modules and includes presentations, class discussions and practical sessions.

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  • To promote understanding of sensory development from conception
  • To explore the role of sensation in brain development from conception
  • To discuss theories, models, current research and assessments to understand sensory processing and sensory environments
  • To consider behavioural cues as a means of understanding sensory regulation and facilitate the provision of the just right sensory environment
  • To understand how sensory development and the sensory environments facilitate childhood occupations


  • Module 1: Introduction to creating nurturing sensory environments for babies
  • Module 2: Know your neurobiology
  • Module 3: Our sensory systems structures and functions
  • Module 4: Stress
  • Module 5: Nurturing sensory environments: The womb space
  • Module 6: The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
  • Module 7: Nurturing sensory environments: The mother infant space
  • Module 8: Mother and infant space activities and expectations
  • Module 9: Nurturing sensory environments: The father infant space
  • Module 10: Father infant space activities and expectations
  • Module 11: Nurturing sensory environments: Therapeutic use of self


  • Sensory Beginnings Live Training is a three day course
  • We run our three day course in London, twice a year
  • Presentations, class discussions and practical sessions
  • A course manual with all the hand-outs provided
  • A course workbook to facilitate your learning
  • Comprehensive reference list
  • Comprehensive resource list
  • Training provided by internationally renowned occupational therapists Lindsay Hardy and Emily Hills
  • We can also come to you – if you are interested in hosting Sensory Beginnings, please get in touch


  • You will learn how sensory processing impacts on baby development
  • You will make connections between sensory systems, neurobiology and infant development
  • You will use this knowledge to relate sensory development to regulation, relationships, communication, postural skills, exploration, praxis, play, sleep and eating
  • You will develop the skills to create nurturing sensory environments that support infant and parent interactions
  • You will leave the course with the skills to analyse behaviours through a sensory lens
  • You will walk away with a documented framework and clinical reasoning tool to share your knowledge and guide your practice
  • We are confident you will love learning with us
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Due to COVID-19 live training could be subject to change.

Should Covid 19 restrictions mean that it is not appropriate to deliver the course to a face to face audience, we will deliver the course live online.
If travel restrictions prevent you from travelling you would be able to access the course live online, during the course hours.
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Sensory Beginnings for Health Visitors – Live Online Course via Zoom

  • Hosted by: Sensory Beginnings
  • Virtual face to face training live via zoom
  • Tues 27th & Weds 28th September 2022

For more details about this one off live training course, please click the button below for more information and to book your place.

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Master Training Course – Live Online via Zoom

  • Hosted by: Sensory Beginnings
  • Virtual face to face training live via zoom
  • Mon 5th, Tues 6th & Weds 7th December 2022

Get In Touch

If you are interested in attending one of our live training courses or would like more information before enrolling, please contact us via the form below.

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Some of the feedback we received from participants who attended our live training courses.

Thank you both so very much, it really was a fantastic course, brilliantly delivered. I learnt so much and have really enjoyed and benefitted from reviewing my notes and applying to practice.

I found the whole course so very informative, thought provoking and inspiring.

Brilliant course with fantastic tutors that have such an amazing wealth of knowledge shared in such a warm and friendly way.

Very informative course with updated information on new areas of thinking. Thoroughly enjoyed attending the course.

The delivery was very good. It was incredibly interesting and helpful to my area of work.

Invaluable for anyone working with vulnerable babies and their families.

Very engaging, explanatory and gave good neurological basis.

Great content delivered by trainers who really know their stuff.