Sensory Beginnings Master Course

CE approved by AOTA. Available online or in-person

From conception tHROUGH CHILDHOOD

Provide the best possible sensory-informed care from birth to two years and beyond in antenatal, neonatal, perinatal and early intervention settings. 

Our Master Course is perfect for anyone wanting to learn more and enhance their understanding of how sensory processing impacts baby and infant development.

You can learn at your own pace or book a place on our three-day in-person training. We also run bespoke in-person training for teams. 

Each course, online or in-person, covers the same modules, and you’ll get access to presentations, workbooks, additional learning and links to websites, articles and books to support you. You’ll also be able to access monthly mentoring sessions to supplement your education and answer any questions. 

What does it cost?



With the our online training you will get immediate access to all the recorded webinars, so you can start right away and work at your own pace. You will have access to these training videos, monthly mentoring, plus all the handouts and resources, for 9 months.

Who's the course for?

Occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, nurses, health visitors, psychologists and psychotherapists, nursery nurses, social workers, perinatal midwives, teachers, and wellbeing practitioners. 

What will you learn?

Once completed, you’ll be able to:


Our Masters Course is AOTA approved continuing education and endorsed by the Neonatal Nurses Association (NNA).

“The Sensory Beginnings Master Course is a must for anyone working in neonatal care and early intervention. Emily and Lindsay are just fantastic and definitely reignited my passion for Early Intervention. Career changing for me. The best course I've ever done!”
Louise Race
Children's Occupational Therapist

How can you access the courses?

Our courses can be delivered to teams live in person or online, and individuals can complete the course online at their own pace, anytime. Each person who completes the course will receive a learning certificate plus access to our monthly mentoring sessions.

What does the course cover?

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: Mothering space: nurturing sensory environments – 0-12 months
Module 8: Mothering activities and expectations – 0-12 months
Module 9: Fathering space – nurturing sensory environments – 12-24 months
Module 10: Fathering activities and expectations – 12-24 months
Module 11: Nurturing sensory environments: Therapeutic use of self.

We also provide a less-intensive Neonatal Nurture Course to give you a solid understanding of sensory processing and help them provide kind, compassionate, sensory informed care for the babies and families your support.


Choose the training option below that suits you best. Once booked, you will receive an email confirming details.



Perfect for people that enjoy to learn in their own time, at their own pace.

Once you’ve booked below, you’ll have immediate online access to all recorded webinars for all 11 modules of our Sensory Beginnings Master Course.

  • AOTA approved continuing education and endorsed by the Neonatal Nurses Association (NNA)

  • Instant-access to online training
  • 27 pre-recorded training videos
  • Access to monthly mentoring for life.
  • Buy now and get immediate access to webinars and supporting materials for 9 months
  • Learning certificate upon completion.
  • Course participants are required to complete multiple choice questions at the end of each module.  100% pass is required to progress onto the next module.
  • Should you require any special needs request to access the course materials please contact us directly at [email protected]



For people that prefer to learn face-to-face, this training is delivered in-person, by Emily and Lindsay, over 3 days.

This course covers all 11 modules of the Master Course and includes all resources and handouts.

  • AOTA approved continuing education and endorsed by the Neonatal Nurses Association (NNA)
  • Delivered live over 3 days, in-person.
  • 9:00-5:00 (UK TIME) each day
  • Access to monthly mentoring for life.
  • Supporting materials provided
  • Learning certificate upon completion

Please get in touch if you want to discuss in-person training for your whole team. (We offer significant price reductions for larger groups.)

20TH - 22ND MAY 2024

Location: St Albans Centre, Leigh Place, Baldwin’s Gardens, London, EC1N 7AB


Location: The National Maternity Centre, Holles Street, Dublin, Ireland


16th - 18th October 2024

Location: Hosted by The Brazelton Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215

20th - 22nd November 2024

Location: The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL, Edinburgh, Scotland

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