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Item Nr: B 95638 Title: Finding You Finding Me: Using Intensive Interaction To Get In Touch With People Whose Severe Learning Disabilities Are Combined With Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Grade Lvl: T Author: Caldwell, Phoebe
Length: 174 Prod/Pub: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Copyright: 2006 Series:
Book Type: N Biographee:
Copies: 1 Loan Period: 14 days
 
  Examines the sensory reality of people who suffer from both learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorder and the various methods used to communicate with them. Explores the different sensory reality they experience, showing it to be more complex and varied than is widely understood. Introduces a practical approach known as Intensive Interaction, which uses the body language of such people to get in touch with them, giving them a way of expressing themselves which shifts their attention from solitary self-stimulation to shared activity. Nonverbal learning disabilities.

  Subjects:
  1902 - ARL
  1332 - AUTISM/ASD
  579 - DISABILITIES
  1299 - DISABILITIES--LEARNING
  1613 - REQUEST--AEA