All About Sensory

All About Sensory


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If you are employed in a state that uses a registry to track professional development hours, you will be able to provide your registry ID (Stars, MOPID, Registry or other ECE ID#) after you have completed the quiz for the course. If you pass the quiz we will report your course completion to the state registry using the registry ID that you provide.
This course describes eight senses, focusing mainly on the basic five of touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing. It explains where each sense begins and how it develops. Activities are provided that teach about each sense. An introduction to sensory processing disorder is also included. A great form is provided for information gathering if you suspect a child in your care has sensory processing issues. A list of behaviors that indicate sensory processing issues is also included. The course includes enlightening testimonies from mothers of children with sensory processing issues. They share the experience they have had with their children to help you better understand this disorder.  The course is great for infants through school age.  Course length  – 4.0 hours.
The course answers the following questions:
  • What are our 8 senses?
  • When and how do our senses develop?
  • What is sensory processing disorder?
  • How can I help a child in my class with sensory processing disorder?
  • What are some activities that I can use to teach about the senses?
  • What do mothers of children with SPD want us as childcare givers to know about these children?


Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the eight senses.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of sensory processing.
  • Plan for children in their care with sensory processing issues.