Messy Play Matters – SEMH

In this course you will gain in depth knowledge about what SEMH is, how to identify it and the triggers. SEMH (Social, Emotional & Mental Health) is a term that was introduced in the Special Educational Need and Disabilities (SEND) Code of Practice in 2014. It replaced the terms BESD (Behaviour Emotional Social Development) and EBD (Emotional & Behaviour Difficulties).

  • How to create a sensory based curriculum
  • How to adapt teaching and learning styles to enable sensory based learning
  • Benefits of sensory learning for individuals struggling with SEMH
  • How to enhance you inclusion practice and policies
  • Age appropriate activity ideas
  • The use and benefits of fidget toys
  • Looking at process driven learning
  • Printable sensory profile sheet
  • And much much more!

Louise has 25 years of training and experience in childcare, education, health and social care. She is a sensory specialist for all individuals from birth right through to the elderly. Within her company she sees around 140 individuals a week. She also specialises in autism, learning disabilities, complex health care needs, SEMH and dementia.

Louise delivers alternative provision in schools for children struggling with their social, emotional mental health. She delivers a sensory based curriculum in a learning through play way, that is always age and ability appropriate. Again everything is bespoke for the individuals so that we can maximise learning outcomes.

Messy senses is one of the only companies worldwide to deliver a vast amount of services to all ages and abilities. Sensory learning and development has no limits and this is demonstrated within our training courses.

During the pandemic our training course went global and we have trained thousands of parents, carers and professionals all over the world!

Our ethos is inclusion for all and this signs through in all of our bespoke services that we offer.

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  • 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 Module
  • Certificate