Learning through Social Connection

For my Blog this week I am quoting from a book called ‘Learning through Social Connection: how Intensive Interaction can help your child with autism to learn more naturally’ written by Sara Moroza-James. Follow the link for more …

Intensive Interaction as a proactive strategy to reduce behaviours that may challenge

‘Can adults on the autism spectrum be affected positively by the use of intensive interaction in supported living services?’ – Yes, and here’s some evidence!

The use of Intensive Interaction within a Positive Behavioural Support framework

Following on from my previous Blog on the ‘Differentiation and Integration Phase’ of Intensive Interaction, I thought I would share a summary of a research paper to illustrate my contention i.e. that Intensive Interaction is now increasingly being used within or alongside other educational, health or care approaches. Read on for more …

A direct link between sociability and sensory processing disorder?

I was recently notified of a paper: Fotoglou, A. et al (2023) ‘Sociability: The key to sensory processing disorder’, Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 2 (No.1), p. 82-97. The paper sets out evidence to support a direct link between sociability and sensory processing disorder. Read on for more information …

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’

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 …

Intensive Interaction: ‘A tool for communication’

My blog for this week references an article ‘A tool for communication’ by OT Rebecca Haythorne discussing the role of Intensive Interaction in facilitating meaningful engagement for a man with a learning disability and autism.