Intensive Interaction Institute - Intensive Interaction for People with Autism

Meeting the fundamental communication needs of people with Autism

Intensive Interaction is for people who are at the earliest stages of communication development.

This includes many people who are speaking or starting to speak.

Intensive Interaction focuses on some central effects of autism.

Who should attend

This course is for anyone who is involved in the care, support or education of children or adults with Autism

  • Support staff
  • Parents and family
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Service Managers
  • Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists
  • Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists
  • Learning disability nurses

Course Aims

This one-day course will enable you to develop practical techniques to communicate and connect with people with Autism

Course content

  • The Fundamentals of Communication - why is Intensive Interaction so important?
  • How to do Intensive Interaction
  • Videos showing children and adults with Autism making progress developing social and emotional connections, enjoying interactions, learning to communicate using vocalisations, facial expressions and gesture, becoming relaxed making eye contact (and much more!)
  • Use of touch and issues of developmental pertinence
  • Recognising outcomes and how to record keep
  • How to get started

Book a place on the next course here

The Institute is currently organising its next round of courses on Intensive Interaction for people with autism and when they have been confirmed will have details posted here.

In the meantime it is possible to find out about what's happening in the world of Intensive Interaction by subscribing to the Institute's Mailing List by following the link below.

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