Teacher Professional Development

Synchrony OT offer free professional development in-services for Primary School Teachers.

These can be arranged to be run on staff professional development days, at staff meetings or arranged for an alternative suitable time.

In-services typically run for 1-1.5 hours and are most suited for Lower Primary Teachers (Prep- Grade 3)

Suggested topics:

Handwriting Development for Early Years

This includes information regarding:

  • Muscle tone
  • Upper body and hand strength
  • Hand dominance
  • Pencil grasp
  • Letter formation
  • Line placement
  • Writing automation and speed

Sensory Processing: Links to Attention and Behaviour

This includes information regarding:

  • Sensory systems
  • Hypersensitivity and Under-registration
  • Zones of Regulation Program
  • Classroom strategy ideas

We’d love to hear from you to arrange a time to present at your School.