About SI101

The introduction course is your first step into the world of Ayres' Sensory Integration. It is open to everyone interested in SI and SI dysfunction.

You will be happy with SI101 if you

  • seek an easy to understand introduction to the theory of Sensory Integration, the types of SI disorders, and some guidelines how to support these children in daily life.
  • prefer to learn through experience than through lectures alone
  • value the advantages of online learning but also enjoy in-person learning - the live online SI101 Q&A meeting has you covered!
  • are an occupational therapist, physiotherapist, or speech therapist, and plan to continue your training in SI to become an ASI®Practitioner. This webinar will prepare you well for the theory course that follows!
  • are a (special) educator, teacher, or psychologist, and plan to continue your training in SI to apply Ayres' SI principles in your own professional field. You may want to look into SI-SeminarInstitut's unique pathway for non-therapists, SI ORIGINAL.

SI101 is your entrance ticket to all programs that offer training or certification in Sensory Integration, such as CLASI's Certificate Program CASI, or GSIÖ & SI-SeminarInstitut's comprehensive ASI® certification program ASI®Therapy ORIGINAL.

SI101 is also the first stepping stone of the course series SI ORIGINAL, a program developed by GSIÖ & SI-SeminarInstitut that is specifically designed for non-therapists such as educators, teachers, and psychologists, who want to learn how to apply Ayres' SI principles in their workplace.

SI101 in the format of a webinar is an individualized learning opportunity with many advantages such as free time management, no need for travel or taking away vacation days, and organizing your personal, practical sensory experiences.

The Webinar SI101 Allows You

to Work at Your Own Pace

Wherever And Whenever You Choose!

The focus of SI101 is not as much on listening to lectures as it is on making guided practical experiences with all your senses. Our hands-on sensory experiences and practical exercises can be implemented in your daily life. Just follow our detailed instructions - and please don't miss out on these learning opportunities! They will change your view and understanding of children with sensory integration problems!

Course Objectives

After this course, participants of SI101 will be able to...

  • Distinguish and define various terms related to SI.
  • Know the history of the development of SI and Dr. Ayres and understand the close relationship between SI and occupational therapy.
  • Have an insight into the neurophysiological and other scientific foundations of SI theory.
  • Understand the role of sensory processing in child development and lifelong agency.
  • Know and begin to recognize SI disorder patterns.
  • Know the major principles of SI therapy and be able to distinguish true SI therapy (ASI®) from other sensory approaches.

Pricing Philosophy

This is an international course that should be taken by people from all over the world. We are aware that a price that is fair for most Europeans and Americans is way too high for other countries. Thus, we set a regular price and offer 3 price reductions depending on you country of residence at the time you're enrolling into the course.

Regular Price: EUR 340

Coupon"Reduction 1": for residents of upper-middle income countries (World Bank 2021) - brings the price down to EUR 280

Coupon "Reduction 2": for residents of lower-middle income countries (World Bank 2021) - brings the price down to EUR 220

Coupon"Reduction 3": for residents of low income countries (World Bank 2021) - brings the price down to EUR 160

Please read more here to make sure the reduction you are claiming is justified.

In case you are applying a price reduction, be ready to provide proof of your residency in the country you're getting the reduction for. If you are improperly using a price reduction we may permanently ban you from our eLearning platform.

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