Intensive Interaction Institute

Intensive Interaction for People with Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities

Meeting the fundamental communication needs of People with Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities

Target Group

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

• Support staff
• Parents and family carers
• 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 PMLD

Course Programme includes

• The Fundamentals of Communication - why is Intensive Interaction so important?
• How to do Intensive Interaction
• How to 'fine-tune' to the communication potential of people who have PMLD
• Use of touch and issues of developmental pertinence
• Video examples showing children and adults with PMLD develop awareness of others and themselves, initiate interactions, engage in turn-taking, develop use vocalisations and facial expressions (and much more!)
• Recognising outcomes and how to record keep
• How to get started

Book a place on the next course here

Download the Huddersfield Course Form

If you would prefer to book a place via a printed form for the course in Huddersfield on May 18, 2018 you can download it here