The following books have been written, or co-written by myself.
Access to Communication
The seminal text on Intensive Interaction; provides a comprehensive account of the background, theoretical underpinnings and practical aspects of the approach.
£17 plus P&P @ Amazon
Interaction in Action: Reflections on the Use of Intensive Interaction.
An edited collection of essays from practitioners of Intensive Interaction, including parents, teachers, care and therapeutic staff. Addresses use of Intensive Interaction in a range of context and with a range of age groups. Reviews progress since Acess to Communication.
£20 plus P&P @ Amazon
Challenging Behaviour: Principles and Practices.
A collection of case studies of responses to challenging behaviour, many of which operate principles aligned to Intensive Interaction.
£18 plus P&P @ Amazon
'When age-appropriateness isn't appropriate' in Coupe-O'Kane & Goldbart, J (eds) Whose Choice? Contentious Issues for those Working with People with Learning Difficulties.
A discussion of the age-appropriateness issues associated with Intensive Interaction. A detailed challenge to the primacy of the age-appropriateness.
£20 plus P&P @ Amazon
A Practical Guide to Intensive Interaction.
This is the most practical book on Intensive Interaction yet, designed to be readily accessible to care staff and parents. It contains many examples of how the approach might be used and summaries of important principles. It has guidance on 'troubleshooting' and advice for moving on further with the approach.
£16 plus P&P @ Amazon
Intensive Interaction: Theoretical Perspectives
Review: 'This is a very welcome addition to the growing body of literature on Intensive Interaction. By drawing on new findings from neurology and a better understanding of the centrality of communication, it demonstrates the power of Intensive Interaction as a practical intervention for a wide range of practitioners'
£21.99 plus P&P @ Amazon
The Intensive Interaction Handbook
This book is a practical guide to help those wishing to implement intensive interaction in their setting, and it provides detailed advice and step-by-step guidance as well as a consideration of all the issues associated with carrying out this approach. It considers: preparing for intensive interaction; observing intensive interaction in progress; doing intensive interaction at home and at work; teamwork; wellbeing; and, record-keeping. This book is a straightforward guide for anyone wanting to use intensive interaction with people with severe and complex learning difficulties, people who have very severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties, multi-sensory impairments, and people who have a diagnosis of autism.
£19.99 plus P&P @ Amazon