The book presents approaches to nurturing communicative abilities in people with a communication impairment. It looks at a range of approaches, including intensive interaction, co-creative communication, sensory integration and music therapy, for people with a wide range of impairments including autism and dementia.
Bridging a spectrum of communicative impairments / M. Suzanne Zeedyk -- Origins of communication -- Intuition for human communication / Colwyn Trevarthen -- The universality of musical communication communicative impairments / Raymond A. R. MacDonald -- The use of imitation with children with an autistic spectrum disorder : foundations for shared communication / Michelle B. ONeill, Martyn C. Jones, & M. Suzanne Zeedyk -- Sharing communicative landscapes with congenitally deafblind people : its a walk in the park! / Paul Hart -- Using imitation to establish channels of communication with institutionalised / Clifford E. Davies, M. Suzanne Zeedyk, Sarah Walls , Naomi Betts & Sarah Parry -- Children in romania: bridging the gap -- Developing relationships with people with profound learning disabilities through intensive interactions / Pete Coia & Angela Jardine Handley -- A new approach to communicating with people with advanced dementia : a case study of adaptive interaction / Maggie P. Ellis & Arlene J. Astell -- A closer look at interventions -- Video interaction guidance : a bridge to better interactions for individuals / Hilary Kennedy & Heather Sked -- With communication impairments -- Sensory integration : from spinning to sitting, from sitting to smiling / Jane Horwood -- Intensive interaction : getting in touch with a child with severe autism / Phoebe Caldwell.
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 15th April 2008
Edition Number: 1