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Ambitious and Inclusive Sensory Story Telling by Joanna Grace

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Simple Stuff Associates Ltd

Tamworth

B79

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Sensory stories are a glorious paradox, so very simple, but with the capacity to open the world up, create connection, communication, a porthole through which we can enable people to explore - in a sensory way - the richness culture, history, art, and all the wondrous aspects of being human.


On this day you will learn:

  • Why we engage the senses, and how doing so supports cognition, communication, memory, learning, concentration, a person's ability to engage and connect, mental health and so much more.
  • How narrative permeates life, that a story is much more than a piece of light entertainment shared at bedtime, that stories are a part of our make up, form our identity, underpin our relationships with each other, that stories can teach us, can enable access to different places and spaces, and can even support us medically!
  • The essential elements to a superb sensory story.
  • How to maximise the impact of the sensory experiences you facilitate, both in sensory stories and in any kind of sensory work.
  • How engagement with, and learning from, a sensory story change over time and what to do to encourage this development and growth.
  • That sensory experiences do not need to be expensive to be effective, you will see how gorgeous communicative experiences can be built from little more than a piece of paper.

Leave inspired to create sensory stories of your own.


CPD Accreditation pending

Risk.
If I am delivering a training day for you and your staff team I will bring improvised
sensory resources with me, these will be items sourced from low cost retail outlets or
found in my own home or made from cardboard boxes etc, there may be small food
items among them, e.g. sweets. Interaction with these items is done entirely at your own
risk. It is your responsibility to inform your staff, and anyone who you invite to attend a
session of their acceptance of this risk. I will of course do all I can to ensure items pose
no threat, but I cannot account for allergies, breakages or misuse of items etc.


Joanna Grace is a Sensory Engagement and Inclusion Specialist, Trainer, Author, TEDx speaker and Founder of The Sensory Projects.

Consistently rated as Outstanding by Ofsted Joanna has taught in mainstream and special school settings, connecting with pupils of all ages and abilities. Since launching The Sensory Projects Joanna's work has extended into adult care for people with complex needs and dementia. To inform her work Joanna draws on her own experience from her private and professional life as well as taking in all the information she can from the research archives. Joanna's private life includes family members with disabilities and diverse conditions and time spent as a registered foster carer for children with profound disabilities.

Joanna's books Sensory Stories for children and teens , Sensory-being for Sensory Beings and Sharing Sensory Stories with People with Dementia sell globally. She has a further four books due for publication within the next two years, including two children's books.

Joanna is a big fan of social media and is always happy to connect with people via Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin

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