Intensive Interaction Institute - General Introduction Course

Meeting the fundamental communication needs of people who have severe learning difficulties and/or autism

What is it?

A full one day attended course in the history, principles, techniques and outcomes of Intensive Interaction including evidence of its benefits.
Find out about the nature of Intensive Interaction along with examples detailing the techniques, and be in a position to start practising it.

Who is it for?

It will be of interest to anyone who is involved in the care, support or education children or adults with learning difficulties and/or autism, including social services staff, teachers and assistants, nurses, staff from voluntary organisations, therapists and indeed parents and other carers.

Everyone attending this course will:

  • have an overview of the history of Intensive Interaction, its sources and evidence base
  • have a general knowledge about the nature of Intensive Interaction
  • be better placed to understand the principles and techniques of Intensive Interaction
  • have practical and technical information about how to do Intensive Interaction in a way that will enable you to start practising following on from the course
  • see an extensive range of video examples of Intensive Interaction being used with people who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities, global learning difficulties and people who speak
  • learn about the importance of 'The Fundamentals of Communication' in early learning and performance
  • be equipped with the associated practical vocabulary to enhance your own development
  • have a better understanding of intended outcomes
  • be introduced to associated issues such as record keeping and documentation, organising for implementation of Intensive Interaction, age-appropriateness and physical contact
  • receive a comprehensive handout pack

How much does it cost?

  • £200 per person
    Discounts are available for early bookings and participants of the online taster workshop

Book a place on the next course here

Book by Friday 7 January 2022 and get £25 discount off the full price

Full price: £200.00

Early Booking price: £175.00

Taster Course Attendance price (see below): £140.00

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Terms & Conditions


by the participant or organisation on behalf of the participant:
Notification before the closing date will incur 50% of the fee. Notification after that date will incur a liability for the full fee. In making this reservation you (the participant or organisation on your behalf) are agreeing to these terms.

by the Institute:
Whilst every effort is made to avoid changes to our programme, the Intensive Interaction Institute reserves the right to cancel any course. If this occurs for any reason, the Intensive Interaction Institute will give the earliest possible notice of cancellation. Participants (or their organisation) can choose either to have the course fee returned in full, or to have a place reserved on the next available equivalent course.
However, the Intensive Interaction Institute is unable to re-imburse travel, accommodation or staffing cover costs.

The equipment you will need to get the most out of the workshop
You will need access to a laptop or desktop computer with Zoom installed. Although it is possible to use a smartphone or tablet, your experience of the workshop using one of these will be severely limited.
Your desktop or laptop will need to be of a recent specification capable of playing streamed Standard High Definition video.
You will also need a fast and stable broadband connection in order to get the most from the video examples used.
If you are attending from your home environment using wifi, please ensure that no-one else in the household is accessing the internet - particularly streaming video - unless you have a very fast broadband connection.
The Institute is not in a position to give refunds where any of the above is not in place.
You must ensure that the device you use to participate in this workshop has the latest security updates installed and has relevant protection.

Instructions for joining the workshop
Instructions on how to join the workshop will be sent to you the day before your chosen date provided full payment has been received

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