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Creating a Sensory-Friendly Classroom

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Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L


Creating a Sensory-Friendly Classroom

The implementation of a sensory approach in a classroom can seem like a daunting task: How will the teacher have time for it? How do you get kids to use sensory strategies if they don’t want to stand out from their peers? How can you implement a sensory approach on a small budget? These are just a few of the many questions that arise. This 1-hour webinar strives to provide the answers you need.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify factors that prevent a classroom from being sensory friendly.
  2. List three strategies for classroom design.
  3. Recognize at least two resources to assist in teaching sensory modulation.
  4. Select two sensory strategies to facilitate learning.
  5. State one option for creating a sensory space on a limited budget.

Course Information

  • Target Audience: school-based occupational therapists, teachers, and other school professionals
  • Course Instructor: Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L
  • CE Broker course code: 20-564385

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

AOTA-Approved Provider Program Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved Provider #8215. This course is approved for 0.1 AOTA CEU or one contact hour under this Classification Code: Category 2, OT Process: Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L, is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and sensory processing disorders. Gwen is the creator of BrainWorks sensory diet tools. Although selling the business in October 2020, she remains with Sensational Brain as the AOTA CE Administrator. She currently works as an Intensive Support Specialist for a large educational service agency. Gwen presents to audiences nationwide on topics related to sensory modulation and self-regulation. She lives in Galesburg, Michigan, with her husband and will soon have an empty nest as her three daughters venture out on their own. Learn more about Gwen’s mission and why she created BrainWorks on our About page. To view Gwen’s courses, check out her product page.


  • Financial: Gwen Wild receives compensation for her responsibilities as CE administrator for AOTA as well as speaking fees from Sensational Brain LLC. Gwen is co-author of Just Right! A Sensory Modulation Curriculum for K-5®.
  • Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.


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