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Intensive Interaction

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Intensive Interaction is an approach to encourage communication with people who maybe difficult to reach or who are withdrawn, in particular people who have severe learning disabilities (SLD), profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and/or autism.  The aims of Intensive Interaction are:

  • to enjoy the wonder, joy and fulfilment of communication and relationships

  • to teach the fundamentals of communication

  • to open up a variety of other experiences

  • to be with someone in a non-demanding way on their terms, without an agenda or a fixed task to achieve

  • to increase happiness

Start Date
Monday 26 September 2022
End Date
Tuesday 27 September 2022
10:00 - 12:30
Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • explain the principles of Intensive Interaction and the fundamentals of communication

  • describe how to use natural intuitive teaching strategies

  • describe how to do Intensive Interaction, record it and monitor progress

  • review the ongoing support and training you receive from Intensive Interaction Co-Ordinators

Additional information
Target Audience
Brighton & Hove City Council Staff / Carers / Fire Service / For anyone where relevant to role / Health / Learning Disability Services / Police & Probation
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Course pre-requisites
Microsoft Teams, online learning session
Event Trainers
Diane Skudder / Lisa Willemse
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
Tier 4
Tier 5