Frequently Asked Questions
What sort of child might benefit?
Multi-Sensory training can be beneficial to any child or adult who is having difficulties with literacy skills, maths, short term memory, auditory processing, concentration, balance, coordination and has poor fine and gross motor skills or retained primitive reflexes.
Do you diagnose?
We do not diagnose any specific conditions at the centre, however we are able to provide exercise programmes that are specifically devised to help people overcome their difficulties.
What is included in an initial assessment?
Each assessment at the Multi-Sensory Training Centre is different, based specifically on the needs of the individual. Investigations into the following areas are possible; visual processing skills, ocular proprioception, concentration skills, auditory and visual memory, visualisation skills, visual perception, visual motor integration, Meares-Irlen Syndrome, auditory processing/listening skills, motor planning skills, bilateral integration, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, basic balance and for the retention of primitive reflexes.
A personal exercise program will be created, dependent on the individuals difficulties. All of the exercises can be carried out easily at home. For the exercises to work effectively, they will need to be done on a regular basis.
Will I get a copy of the report?
copies of all reports are sent directly to parents/guardians.We can provide a copy for you with their consent.
How do I refer?
Ring, email or click one of the links on the website to send details of the child, there is no formal referral process. Parents can self refer also.
Do I need to provide any information to you?
Any information that you feel may be relevant/helpful please do email or post it to us prior to the child’s appointment.
How can I find out more?
Visit our further reading pages to read the latest information and research.