In this issue:
- News about a new Intensive Interaction book! ‘Integrating Intensive Interaction: Developing Communication Practice in Services for Children and Adults with Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Autism’
- ‘Using Intensive Interaction with People who have Language’ a guide document developed by the Leeds Intensive Interaction Regional Support Group.
- ‘Intensive Interaction: current UK government guidelines’ – a summation of current Dept of Health and NICE guidelines that support or directly advocate for the use of Intensive Interaction with adults and children with learning disabilities and/or autism.
- ‘Psychological therapies and people who have intellectual disabilities’ (RCP/BPS, 2015) with three extracts taken from a collaborative report by the Faculties for Intellectual Disabilities of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society that directly reference Intensive Interaction.
- A summary of the Learning Disability Practice article ‘The use of Intensive Interaction with people with severe-profound intellectual disability’ by Suzanne Weedle