Intensive Interaction, emotional development and emotional well-being: by Melanie Nind

For my blog this week I am summarising a chapter from the book ‘Intensive Interaction: Theoretical Perspectives’ (Ed: Hewett, D. 2011) by Professor Melanie Nind: ‘Intensive Interaction, emotional development and emotional well-being’

‘Being with’ and ‘making psychological contact’ through Intensive Interaction

In this Blog I write about the parallels of Intensive Interaction and Person Centred Therapy. Read on for more …

Transactional Roles and Responsibilities … and Intensive Interaction

In this, my latest Blog, I share a useful adaptation of a training slide on defining ‘transactional roles and responsibilities’. Read on for more information …

Thinking about the ‘Topic’ of Intensive Interactions.

Thinking about the ‘Topic’ of Intensive Interactions … an interesting issue taken from the paper ‘Understanding the importance of the Partner in Communication Development for Individuals with Sensory and Multiple Disabilities’. Read on for more …

New paper on using ‘Adaptive Interaction’ with people with dementia

My Blog this week is about a new paper on ‘Using Adaptive Interaction to Simplify Caregiver’s Communication with People with Dementia Who Cannot Speak’ (in Frontiers in Communication, Jan 2022). Read on for more …

‘Intensive Interaction: an evaluation of two different recording formats’

‘Intensive Interaction: an evaluation of two different recording formats’ – a study looking at the introduction of two different Intensive Interaction paper recording systems in a UK special school. Read on for more…

Staff experience of the implementation of Intensive Interaction within their places of work with people with learning disabilities and/or autism

Follow the link above to an accessible summary of the paper: Berridge, S. & Hutchinson, N. (2021) ‘Staff experience of the implementation of Intensive Interaction within their places of work with people with learning disabilities and/or autism’, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities – DOI: 10.1111/jar.12783