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Jan Daines is Tribal’s leading expert in special education, having held several senior leadership roles, most recently in a residential, non-maintained special school. He has specific expertise in curriculum innovation in special and mainstream secondary education.

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Improving classroom behaviour: understanding sensory processing disorders

Posted by Jan Daines on December 11, 2017


It’s always gratifying to be in the right place at the right time – especially when, as a result, you learn something so significant that it colours the way that you perceive things from then on. Such was the time when I first became aware of sensory processing disorders. Through an extended conversation with an occupational therapist, I began to understand that it is possible that many of the challenging behaviours that we see in schools have a sensory processing root.

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Topics: Schools & Early Years