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Autism and Intensive Interaction: Using Body Language to Reach Children on the Autism Spectrum (DVD)

Autism and Intensive Interaction: Using Body Language to Reach Children on the Autism Spectrum (DVD)

Author: Phoebe Caldwell
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Engaging with children on the autistic spectrum can be a challenging task, and they often live in a solitary world devoid of shared activity. Intensive Interaction is increasingly being found to be an effective way of working with children with autism and developing emotional engagement, and this film shows how the approach can enable others to connect and communicate with them. The film follows Phoebe Caldwell as she works with children she has never met before in a school setting, documenting progress from initial rejection to intimate interaction. An exploration of sensory difficulties with GP Matt Hoghton, "Clinical Champion in Learning Disabilities at the Royal College of General Practitioners, is followed by interventions with both Phoebe and the children's teacher, Penny Mytton, showing how using familiar body language and avoiding overstimulation of the child's brain encourages them to calm down. Documenting the way Intensive Interaction enables the brain to work more effectively and increase social responsiveness, the film concludes with a complete intervention between Phoebe and eight year old Jamie, charting a journey from rejection to successful communication.
Author description
Phoebe Caldwell has worked for over 35 years as a practitioner with people whose severe learning disabilities are linked with behavioural distress. She was a Rowntree Research Fellow for four years, trains practitioners, parents and carers in her successful approach to Intensive Interaction and is employed by the NHS Social Services and Community and Education Services to work with difficult-to-provide-for individuals.
Table of contents
Psychology, University of Worcester, UK.; 3. Compromised Detoxification. Angelette Muller, Thames Valley University, UK, and Christabelle Yeoh, Specialist Physician, Breakspear Medical Group, UK.; 4. Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs): Imbalances in Status and Metabolism.; Part 1. Lorraine Nicolle and Ada Hallam.; Part 2. Smita Hanciles and Zeller Pimlott, Thames Valley University, UK.; 5. The Metabolic Syndrome: Insulin Resistance, Dyslipidaemia and Dysglycaemia. T. Michael Culp, Medical Director of Integrative Health Solutions, Ltd, UK.; 6. Compromised Thyroid and Adrenal Function. Jane Nodder, University of Westminster, UK.; 7. Sex Hormone Imbalances. Kate Neil, Director of the Centre for Nutrition Education and Lifestyle Management, UK.; 8. Dysregulation of the Immune System - A Gastro-Centric Perspective. Michael Ash, Clinical Consultant for Integrative Health Consulting, Ltd, UK.; 9. Poor Energy Production and Increased Oxidative Stress. Surinder Phull, Thames Valley University, UK.; 10. Dysregulated Neurotransmitter Function. Basant Puri, Imperial College London, UK, and Helen Lynam, Nutritional Therapist, UK.; 11. Putting Knowledge into Practice - A Case Study. Lorraine Nicolle and Kate Neil.; References.
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General Fields

  • : 9781849050883
  • : 92434
  • : 92434
  • : April 2010
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Phoebe Caldwell
  • : DVD
  • : 618.9285882