Intensive interaction is an approach to teaching the pre-speech fundamentals of communication to children and adults who have severe learning difficulties or autism, and who are still at an early stage of communication development. This book is a practical guide to help those wishing to implement intensive interaction in their setting, and it provides detailed advice and step-by-step guidance as well as a consideration of all the issues associated with carrying out this approach.

The Intensive Interaction Community

The intensive interaction community

The Intensive Interaction ‘Community of Practice’

We have long felt that the best way to ‘do’ Intensive Interaction is to do it with the support and encouragement of a group of concerned and sympathetic people. It is even better if these people also share the same perspective and the same goals. Such a group of people might be described as a ‘Community of Practice’.

A ‘Community of Practice’ (or ‘CoP’ for short) is a special group of people ‘who share a concern, a set of problems, or a passion about a topic, and who deepen ...

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