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Caldwell, Phoebe - Finding You Finding Me: Using Intensive Interaction To Get In Touch With People Whose Severe Learning Disabilities Are Combined With Autistic Spectrum Disorder - 9781843103998 - V9781843103998
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Finding You Finding Me: Using Intensive Interaction To Get In Touch With People Whose Severe Learning Disabilities Are Combined With Autistic Spectrum Disorder

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Description for Finding You Finding Me: Using Intensive Interaction To Get In Touch With People Whose Severe Learning Disabilities Are Combined With Autistic Spectrum Disorder Paperback. Caldwell introduces Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of people whose learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder - who have largely been regarded as unreachable - to get in touch with them, giving them a way of expressing themselves which shifts their attention from self-stimulation to shared activity. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MJNA; MMZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 10. Weight in Grams: 272.
Phoebe Caldwell's remarkable new book makes accessible for the first time the complex, intricate inner and sensory worlds of people whose learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder and, often, difficult-to-manage behaviour. Based on many years of working with such people, many of whom have withdrawn into a world of their own, she explores the different sensory reality they experience, showing it to be infinitely more complex and varied than is widely understood. She introduces a practical approach known as Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of such people - who have hitherto largely been regarded as unreachable ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
Weight
271g
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843103998
SKU
V9781843103998
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About Caldwell, Phoebe
Phoebe Caldwell has worked for over 35 years as a practitioner with children and adults with autism and people whose severe learning disabilities are linked with behavioural distress. She was a Rowntree Research Fellow for four years, trains management, therapists, practitioners, parents and carers in her successful approach to Intensive Interaction. She is employed by the NHS Social Services and ... Read more

Reviews for Finding You Finding Me: Using Intensive Interaction To Get In Touch With People Whose Severe Learning Disabilities Are Combined With Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Phoebe Caldwell clearly describes intensive interaction as a means by which a parent , support partner, therapist, community worker, advocate or simply someone who would like to be a friend can create two-way human communication, Finding You Finding MeThe book has been acclaimed as a landmark, speaking on behalf of a group who in the past have been denied a ... Read more

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