Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Commentary on "Causing trouble : the language of learning disability and challenging behaviour"

By: Marks, Bob.
Series: Tizard Learning Disability Review 21 (3) 2016: 150-153. 2016Subject(s): INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR | SOCIAL CONSTRUCT | LANGUAGEOnline resources: Click to read article online IHC Library Members Summary: This commentary is based on a review of the article and associated literature. The studies were undertaken from a social constructionist perspective. It is argued that the use of language in referral texts and the way they represent people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour is influenced by wider social and historical ideas of what is accepted knowledge. The analysis of these texts contributes to the understanding of how outmoded responses to challenging behaviour are maintained and has potential benefits when used in the context of positive behaviour support.
List(s) this item appears in: Words matter March 2019
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Article IHC Library
Available (Article available on request) W009192
Total holds: 0

This commentary is based on a review of the article and associated literature. The studies were undertaken from a social constructionist perspective. It is argued that the use of language in referral texts and the way they represent people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour is influenced by wider social and historical ideas of what is accepted knowledge. The analysis of these texts contributes to the understanding of how outmoded responses to challenging behaviour are maintained and has potential benefits when used in the context of positive behaviour support.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Powered by Koha

//