Sensory Classroom Seminars

10:00 - 10:30

Access and Communication in the SEN Classroom

Access and Communication in the SEN Classroom

Speaker: Alice Langley, Training Manager, Tobii Dynavox

Assistive Technology is an important tool to use for students with special needs. These tools help students overcome learning challenges, including mobility impairments, learning differences, communication difficulties and more. In this session Alice will explore access methods, communication technologies and demonstrate how Tobii Dynavox’s extensive range of accessible products help pupils to participate and achieve together.

11:00 - 11:30

Reimagining SEN Classrooms (Case Study)

Reimagining SEN Classrooms (Case Study)

Speaker: Lee Blemings, CEO, Sensory Guru

Lee Blemings will present an overview of Sensory Guru’s ground-breaking digital transformation classroom collaboration project with Charlton Park Academy. Delegates will learn how Sensory Guru helped educators to provide inclusive learning:

  • experiences for pupils with PMLD, SLD and Autism, using a new lesson
  • delivery system (Magic Room) that incorporates pupil interaction, assistive
  • technology, and stunning multimedia learning content.

Lee will also discuss universal design for learning and how this can be implemented for pupils with the most complex learning needs.

12:00 - 12:30

Sensory Accessibility in SEN settings

Sensory Accessibility in SEN settings

Speaker: Ella Blunden, UX Designer, Sensory Guru

Creating environments that are conducive to learning requires a controlled space in which students can make sense of the information that is presented to them. There is a need to optimise space, content, and information flow to meet the diverse learning needs of pupils. In this presentation Ella Blunden will highlight some of the key considerations that go into assisting educators in delivering accessible experiences optimised to pupils’ sensory needs and provide examples of learning content designed for different sensory modalities.

10:00 - 10:30

Access and Communication in the SEN Classroom

Access and Communication in the SEN Classroom

Speaker: Alice Langley, Training Manager, Tobii Dynavox

Assistive Technology is an important tool to use for students with special needs. These tools help students overcome learning challenges, including mobility impairments, learning differences, communication difficulties and more. In this session Alice will explore access methods, communication technologies and demonstrate how Tobii Dynavox’s extensive range of accessible products help pupils to participate and achieve together.

11:00 - 11:30

Reimagining SEN Classrooms (Case Study)

Reimagining SEN Classrooms (Case Study)

Speaker: Lee Blemings, CEO, Sensory Guru

Lee Blemings will present an overview of Sensory Guru’s ground-breaking digital transformation classroom collaboration project with Charlton Park Academy. Delegates will learn how Sensory Guru helped educators to provide inclusive learning:

  • experiences for pupils with PMLD, SLD and Autism, using a new lesson
  • delivery system (Magic Room) that incorporates pupil interaction, assistive
  • technology, and stunning multimedia learning content.

Lee will also discuss universal design for learning and how this can be implemented for pupils with the most complex learning needs.

12:00 - 12:30

Sensory Accessibility in SEN settings

Sensory Accessibility in SEN settings

Speaker: Ella Blunden, UX Designer, Sensory Guru

Creating environments that are conducive to learning requires a controlled space in which students can make sense of the information that is presented to them. There is a need to optimise space, content, and information flow to meet the diverse learning needs of pupils. In this presentation Ella Blunden will highlight some of the key considerations that go into assisting educators in delivering accessible experiences optimised to pupils’ sensory needs and provide examples of learning content designed for different sensory modalities.