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Understanding intensive interaction : contexts and concepts for professionals and families

Author: Graham Firth; Ruth Berry; Cath Irvine
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intensive interaction is a valuable approach, with the potential to radically enhance the well-being of difficult-to-reach individuals, such as those with profound and severe learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and emotional problems. This highly accessible book will help families and professionals develop a deeper understanding of this highly-successful approach and its associated issues, resulting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Firth, Graham.
Understanding intensive interaction.
London : Jessica Kingsley, ©2010
(OCoLC)652054085
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Firth; Ruth Berry; Cath Irvine
ISBN: 9780857003591 0857003593 1282767259 9781282767256
OCLC Number: 669517182
Notes: Formerly CIP.
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
1. What is Intensive Interaction? --
2. Issues Associated with Personal Characteristics --
3. Issues Associated with Social Inclusion (Being with Someone) --
4. Issues Associated with Human Communication --
5. Relationship Building and Maintenance --
6. Issues Associated with Human Learning (Developmental Issues) --
7. Some Psychological Theories of Human Behaviour --
8. Some Psychological Concepts --
9. Some Issues Associated with the Practicalities of Approach Use --
10. Creating an Interactive Environment --
11. Issues Associated with the Socio-Political Environment --
12. Issues Associated with Approach Development and Dissemination --
References --
Further Reading --
Subject Index --
Author Index.
Responsibility: Graham Firth, Ruth Berry, Cath Irvine.

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