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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.
Chapter 9: Doing Intensive Interaction at Home
Doing Intensive Interaction at Home
When they are expecting a child, most people anticipate doing lovely things with that child in the future, maybe chatting around a dinner table, baking cakes together, setting up a train set. The possibilities seem endless. If you have a child with a learning disability, things can turn out very differently from how you had imagined. You may be faced with a situation where your child lacks the motivation and the skills to interact with you, even in simple ways. For parents this can be ...