Sensory Podcast



All about sensory approaches in education and healthcare


  • The Sensory Podcast 2020 Vol 1

    05/04/2020 Duração: 07min

    In this podcast we take a refresher about what sensory learning is all about. This eight minute podcast will run you through the basics of why we need to do sense we work with our learners with special educational needs and disabilities.

  • 2012 Sensory Netcast 5. Challenging Behaviour

    13/09/2012 Duração: 12min

    Clive Smith from Hirstwood Training writes about challenging behaviour, new projector from Opti and a couple of apps. 

  • 2012 Sensory Netcast 4. Bubble Tubes

    30/08/2012 Duração: 13min

    Bubble tubes have been around for some while now, so I thought it was a good idea to write a quick paper and explain why we originally put them into multi sensory rooms, and what you really are supposed to do with them.

  • 2012 Sensory Netcast 3 - Learning Styles

    23/08/2012 Duração: 33min

     This Netcast is all about learning styles, autism and sensory approaches. It is the audio version of the paper which was posted on the blog over the summer of 2012. 

  • 2012 Sensory Netcast 2 iPads and Sensory Rooms

    17/07/2012 Duração: 08min

    Computer control in sensory room and studios can be fantastic, but they can also be very confusing. So with all the incredible apps why can't we use iPads in multisensory studios. It's actually very easy to do and not too expensive, here's how!

  • 2012 Sensory Netcast 1. The vestibular system

    04/07/2012 Duração: 06min

    This originally went up as a blog on our website and was written by Clive Smith. I decided to make it into a podcast all about the vestibular system.

  • Sensory Netcast 2010 No 1 Learning Styles

    14/06/2010 Duração: 11min

    Here is a new sensory podcast for 2010 its about learning styles and the multi sensory approach. They sensory and learning styles work hand in hand and here's why.

  • Introduction to the Sensory Podcast

    05/10/2009 Duração: 16min

    Here is a re-run of the sensory podcast. I will do some new ones later in the year but for now enjoy the old ones from last year. 'Sensory Netcast one' is an introduction to the whole idea of Richard Hirstwood's netcasts.

  • Sensory Netcast 2 - Sensory Environment Design

    04/10/2009 Duração: 23min

    This is all about designing a multi sensory room or space. Its great for people just designing or those thinking of changing their sensory space.

  • Sensory Podcast 3 - Vision

    03/10/2009 Duração: 22min

    Sensory environments are about visual work and here's why. What about visual stimulation, what is it and how do we do it?

  • Sensory Podcast 4 - Sound

    02/10/2009 Duração: 25min

    Hearing is one of those things that is often ignored in sensory design. What do we do with our ears and how does the brain access sound.

  • Sensory Podcast 5 - Communication

    01/10/2009 Duração: 27min

    Communication is the most important subject in the world but what about sensory communication? We all do it and here's how.