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Finding you finding me : using intensive interaction to get in touch with people with severe learning disabilities combined with autistic spectrum disorder

By: Caldwell, Phoebe.
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley 2006Edition: 1st.Description: 174 p.: ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1843103990.Subject(s): INTENSIVE INTERACTION | AUTISM | INTENSIVE PROGRAMMING | COMMUNICATION THERAPY | SELF STIMULATIONSummary: Makes accessible complex, intricate inner and sensory worlds of people whose learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder and difficult-to-manage behaviour. Explores the different sensory reality they experience, showing it to be infinitely more complex and varied than is widely understood. Introduces a practical approach known as Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of such people - who have hitherto largely been regarded as unreachable - to get in touch with them, giving them a way of expressing themselves which shifts their attention from solitary self-stimulation to shared activity.
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Makes accessible complex, intricate inner and sensory worlds of people whose learning disabilities are combined with autistic spectrum disorder and difficult-to-manage behaviour. Explores the different sensory reality they experience, showing it to be infinitely more complex and varied than is widely understood. Introduces a practical approach known as Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of such people - who have hitherto largely been regarded as unreachable - to get in touch with them, giving them a way of expressing themselves which shifts their attention from solitary self-stimulation to shared activity.

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an inspirational author but a bit light on details for applying the practice

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