Promoting social interaction for individuals with communicative impairments : making contact /
edited by M. Suzanne Zeedyk.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
184310539X (pb : alk. paper), 9781843105398 (pb : alk. paper)
More Details
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
184310539X (pb : alk. paper)
9781843105398 (pb : alk. paper)
contents note
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. -- The use of imitation with children with 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 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 with communication impairments / Hilary Kennedy & Heather Sked -- 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.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
M. Suzanne Zeedyk, PhD, MPhil, is Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at the University of Dundee, UK
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Main Description
All humans have an innate need and ability to communicate with others, and this book presents successful approaches to nurturing communicative abilities in people who have some type of communicative impairment.
Bowker Data Service Summary
All humans have an in-built need to communicate with others, and this book presents sucessful approaches to nurturing communicative abilities in people who have some type of communication impairment.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Bridging a Spectrum of Communicative Impairmentsp. 7
Origins of Communication
Intuition for Human Communicationp. 23
The Universality of Musical Communicationp. 39
Communicative Impairments
The Use of Imitation with Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Foundations for Shared Communicationp. 51
Sharing Communicative Landscapes with Congenitally Deafblind People: It's a Walk in the Park!p. 66
Using Imitation to Establish Channels of Communication with Institutionalised Children in Romania: Bridging the Gapp. 84
Developing Relationships with People with Profound Learning Disabilities through Intensive Interactionsp. 102
A New Approach to Communicating with People with Advanced Dementia: A Case Study of Adaptive Interactionp. 119
A Closer Look at Interventions
Video Interaction Guidance: A Bridge to Better Interactions for Individuals with Communication Impairmentsp. 139
Sensory Integration: From Spinning to Sitting, from Sitting to Smilingp. 155
Intensive Interaction: Getting in Touch with a Child with Severe Autismp. 170
The Contributorsp. 185
Subject Indexp. 187
Author Indexp. 192
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