Access to Communication: Developing Basic Communication with People who Have Severe Learning Difficulties

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Routledge, 2005 - Education - 224 pages
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The award-winning creators of Intensive Interaction bring this groundbreaking book up to date with new material covering inclusion and emotional literacy. The book also includes:

  • a brand new section looking at the program's implementation in preschool settings
  • the particular benefits of Intensive Interaction for children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • a 'how to do it' chapter including ideas for assessment
  • case studies to help practitioners get to grips with the realities of using Intensive Interaction.

This book has been updated to include the new SEN Disability Act (SENDA), and developments in new technology.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 What is Intensive Interaction?
4
2 The Theoretical Background to Intensive Interaction
16
3 How Knowledge of Infant Learning Helped the Development of Intensive Interaction
42
4 How to do Intensive Interaction
75
5 Wider and Related Issues
153
6 Case Studies
178
Glossary
200
Bibliography
202
Contacts and further resources
218
Index
219
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Melanie Nind works closely with students in special schools.

Hewett-Freelance Consultant

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