Useful references and reading

Journal articles

Barber,M (2007) Imitation, Interaction and Dialogue; the Tea Party Analogy Support for Learning [SPRING]

Barber, M., [2008] Using Intensive Interaction to add to the palette of interactive possibilities in teacher–pupil communication European Journal of Special Needs Education Vol. 23, No. 4, November 2008, 393–402

Elgie, S. & Maguire, N. (2001). Intensive Interaction with a woman with multiple and profound disabilities: a case study. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 6, 18-24.

Firth,G., Elford.E, Leeming. C., Crabbe, M [2008] Intensive Interaction as a Novel Approach in Social Care: Care Staff’s Views on the Practice Change Process. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2008, 21, 58–69

Fisher, A. & Watson, J. (1997). Evaluating the effectiveness of Intensive Interaction teaching with pupils with profound and complex learning difficulties. British Journal of Special Education, 24, 80-87

Kellett, M (2000) ‘Sam’s story: evaluating Intensive Interaction in terms of its effect on the social and communicative ability of a young child with severe learning difficulties’, Support for Learning, 15 (4) 165-171.

Kellett, M (2003) ‘Jacob’s Journey: developing sociability and communication in a young boy with severe and complex learning difficulties using Intensive Interaction teaching approach’, Journal of Research in Special Education Needs, March.

Lovell, D., Jones, R. & Ephraim, G. (1998) ‘The effect of Intensive Interaction on the sociability of a man with sever intellectual disabilities’, International Journal of Practical Approaches to Disaiblity, 22, 2/3 3 – 8.

Nind (1996) ‘Efficacy of Intensive Interaction: developing sociability and communication in people with severe and complex learning difficulties using an approach based on caregiver-infant interaction’, European Journal of Special Needs Education, 11, 48-66.

Nind (1999) ‘Intensive Interaction and autism: a useful approach?’ British Journal of Special Education, 26, 2, 96-102.

Nind, M. (2000) ‘Teachers’ understanding of interactive approaches in special education’, International Journal of Disability and Education, 47 (2) 183-199

Nind, M & Kellett, M. (2002) ‘Responding to individuals with severe learning difficulties and stereotyped behaviour: challenges for an inclusive era’ European Journal of Special Education, 17 (3) 265-282

Nind, M. & Powell, S. (2000) ‘Intensive Interaction and autism: some theoretical concerns’, Children and Society, 14 (2), 98-109.

Samuel, J (2001) ‘Intensive Interaction’, Clinical Psychology Forum, 148, 22-25.

Sheehy & Nind,(2005) Emotional well-being for all: mental health and people with profound and multiple learning disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 33, 34–38

Watson & Fisher (1997) ‘ Evaluating the effectiveness of Intensive Interaction teaching with pupils with profound and complex learning difficulties’, British Journal of Special Education, 24, 2,80-87

Lovell, Jones & Ephraim (1998) ‘The effect of Intensive Interaction on the sociability of a man with severe intellectual disabilities’, International Journal of Practical Approaches to Disability, 23, 2/3, 3-9.

Zeedyk, S.M., Caldwell, P. & Davies CE [2009] How rapidly does Intensive Interaction promote social engagement for adults with profound learning disabilities? European Journal of Special Needs Education

Useful books

Firth, G. & Barber, M.[2011] How to do Intensive Interaction with a person a social or communication impairment Jessica Kingsley Publishers London

Hewett D [2012] Intensive Interaction; theoretical perspectives SAGE Publications LosAngeles London

Hewett D, Firth G, Barber M, Harrison T. [2012] The Intensive Interaction Handbook SAGE Publications Los Angeles London

Kellett, M. & Nind, M. (2003) Implementing Intensive Interaction in Schools: Guidelines for Practitioners, Managers and Coordinators. London: David Fulton.

Nind, M. & Hewett, D. (2001). A Practical Guide to Intensive Interaction. Worcestershire:British Institute of Learning Disability.

Hewett, D. & Nind, M. (Eds.) (1998). Interaction in Action: Reflections on the Use of Intensive Interaction. London: David Fulton.

Nind, M. & Hewett, D. (1994; 2006 )Access to Communication: Developing the Basics of Communication with People with Severe Learning Difficulties Through Intensive Interaction. London: David Fulton.

Caldwell, P. (2000) You don’t know what it’s like: Finding ways of building relationships with people with severe learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and other impairments. Brighton UK: Pavilion.

Caldwell, P. (1998) Person to Person: Establishing contact and communication with people with profound learning disabilities and those whose behaviour may be challenging. Brighton UK: Pavilion.

More of interest

Barber, M. & Goldbart, J. (1998) ‘Accounting for learning and failure to learn in people with profound and multiple learning difficulties, in Lacey, P. & Ouvrey, C (eds.) People with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties: A Collaborative Approach to Meeting Complex Needs. London: David Fulton

Bunning, K. (1998) ‘To engage or not to engage? Affecting the interactions of learning disabled adults’, International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders 33 (Supplemental) 387- 39

Collis, M. & Lacey, P. (1996) Interactive Approaches to Teaching: A Framework for INSET. London: David Fulton.

Irvine, C. (2001) “On the floor and playing…” Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Bulletin Nov. 2001 9- 11.

Nind, M. & Hewett, D. (1987 ) “When Age-appropriateness isn’t Appropriate”, in Coupe O’Kane, J. & Goldbart, J (Eds) Whose Choice: David Fulton LONDON

Hewett, D. (Ed) (1998) Challenging Behaviour: Principles and Practices. London: David Fulton.

Irvine, C - Somerset Partnership NHS and Social Care Trust (2002) Intensive Interaction Guidelines. Somerset Learning Disability Services.

Ware, J (1996) Creating a Responsive Environment. London: David Fulton.

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