From Isolation to Intimacy

Caldwell shows that Intensive Interaction is a straightforward way, through attending to body language and other non-verbal means of communication, of establishing contact and building a relationship with people who are non-verbal.

From Isolation to Intimacy

Caldwell shows that Intensive Interaction is a straightforward way, through attending to body language and other non-verbal means of communication, of establishing contact and building a relationship with people who are non-verbal. This simple method is accessible to anyone who lives or works with such people.

From Isolation to Intimacy

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Caldwell, Phoebe. From isolation to intimacy: making friends without words / Phoebe Caldwell; with Jane Horwood. p. ; cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.

From Isolation to Intimacy

If you have no language, how can you make yourself understood, let alone make friends? Phoebe Caldwell has worked for many years with people with severe intellectual disabilities and/or autistic spectrum disorder who are non-verbal, and whose inability to communicate has led to unhappy and often violent behaviour. In this new book she explores the nature of close relationships, and shows how these are based not so much on words as on the ability to listen, pay attention, and respond in terms that are familiar to the other person. This is the key to Intensive Interaction, which she shows is a straightforward and uncomplicated way, through attending to body language and other non-verbal means of communication, of establishing contact and building a relationship with people who are non-verbal, even those in a state of considerable distress. This simple method is accessible to anyone who lives or works with such people, and is shown to transform lives and to introduce a sense of fun, of participation and of intimacy, as trust and familiarity are established.

Rhythm

In the case of ASD, this involves creating a shared flow in which the noise of internal conversation between brain and body ... Phoebe Caldwell and Jane Horwood, From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends without Words (London: Jessica ...

Rhythm

Rhythm: A Theological Category argues that, as a pervasive dimension of human existence with theological implications, rhythm ought to be considered a category of theological significance. Philosophers and theologians have drawn on the category of rhythm—patterned movements of repetition and variation-to describe reality, however, the ways in which rhythm is used and understood differ based on a variety of metaphysical commitments with varying theological implications. Lexi Eikelboom brings those implications into the open through using resources from phenomenology, prosody, and the social sciences to analyse and evaluate uses of rhythm in metaphysical and theological accounts of reality. The analysis relies on a distinction from prosody between a synchronic approach to rhythm, which observes the whole at once and considers how various dimensions of a rhythm hold together harmoniously, and a diachronic approach, which focuses on the ways in which time unfolds as the subject experiences it. Based on an engagement with the twentieth-century Jesuit theologian Erich Przywara alongside thinkers as diverse as Augustine and the contemporary philosopher Giorgio Agamben, Eikelboom proposes an approach to rhythm that serves the concerns of theological conversation. It then demonstrates the difference that including rhythm in such theological conversation makes to how we think about questions such as "what is creation" and "what is the nature of the God-creature relationship?" from the perspective of rhythm. As a theoretical category, capable of expressing metaphysical commitments, yet shaped by the cultural rhythms in which those expressing such commitments are embedded, rhythm is particularly significant for theology as a phenomenon through which culture and embodied experience influence doctrine.

Promoting Social Interaction for Individuals with Communicative Impairments

Although he cannot speak words, his actions speak volumes. ... Using Intensive Interaction is not something we do to our partners. ... Caldwell, P. (2007) From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends Without Words.

Promoting Social Interaction for Individuals with Communicative Impairments

The book presents approaches to nurturing communicative abilities in people with a communication impairment. It looks at a range of approaches, including intensive interaction, co-creative communication, sensory integration and music therapy, for people with a wide range of impairments including autism and dementia.

Safeguarding Children in Primary Health Care

Caldwell, P. (2007) From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends Without Words. ... Campbell, J. L. and Lewandowski, L. (1997) 'Mental and physical health effects of intimate partner violence on women and children.

Safeguarding Children in Primary Health Care

Safeguarding children from harm has, until recently, been driven primarily by social work practitioners. With current shifts in child care and protection practice and policy, combined with an overwhelming message of 'working together', primary health care professionals have an increasingly central part to play. There is a strong argument that cases of suspected child abuse and neglect should warrant the same level of urgent response as any potentially fatal childhood illness. This book provides an overview of the challenges primary health care professionals now face in recognising and responding to concerns about a child's safety from abuse and neglect. It provides practical accounts and perspectives from a range of frontline practitioners working with children, parents and carers, backed up by theoretical insights from leading academics in the field. Issues explored include: media coverage of child abuse and neglect cases, inter-professional collaboration, competing professional priorities and resources, practical workload decisions and personal experiences and anxieties. Safeguarding Children in Primary Health Care is a useful training and development resource for all primary health care practitioners, such as paediatricians, community nurses and midwives, community psychiatric nurses, health visitors, dentists, general practitioners and allied health professionals.

Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health Safety Ergonomics and Risk Management Healthcare and Safety of the Environment and Transport

... P., Horwood, J.: From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends without Words. Jessica Kingsley, London (2007) Caldwell, P.: Intensive interaction: getting in touch with a child with severe autism. In: Zeedyk, M.S. (ed.) ...

Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health  Safety  Ergonomics and Risk Management  Healthcare and Safety of the Environment and Transport

This two volume set (LNCS 8025-8026) constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management, formerly International Conference on Digital Human Modeling, DHM 2013, held as part of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2013, held in Las Vegas, USA in July 2013, jointly with 12 other thematically similar conferences. The total of 1666 papers and 303 posters presented at the HCII 2013 conferences was carefully reviewed and selected from 5210 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems. The papers accepted for presentation thoroughly cover the entire field of Human-Computer Interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. This two-volume set contains 91 papers. The papers in this volume focus on the following topics: driving and aviation safety, human factors and digital human modeling in healthcare, and safety of the human environment.

Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism Attention Deficit Disorder and Other Learning Disabilities

Intensive Interaction was developed in the United Kingdom and is not widely practiced in the United States. ... resources for Intensive Interaction Literature Caldwell, P. (2007) From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends Without Words.

Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism  Attention Deficit Disorder  and Other Learning Disabilities

Offering a balanced overview of complementary and alternative therapies, this book will be useful for parents of children with autism, ADD or other learning disabilities. The book covers a wide variety of mind-body interventions and manipulative techniques, as well as energy therapies, biologically based methods, and alternative medical systems. For each approach, the author provides a detailed description of what the treatment involves, which professionals will be working with the child, and an explanation of the rationale behind the therapy. She also offers advice on who to approach for treatment, and includes a list of recommended resources and useful contacts for further information. This book will be a valuable source of information for parents and professionals working with children who have disabilities that impact their learning or behavior.

Clinical Psychology in Practice

138) poignantly describes their use when visiting a friend with dementia: She no longer recognised me. Her fingers were scratching her bedclothes. ... From isolation to intimacy: Making friends without words. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Clinical Psychology in Practice

Academic, clinical and research aspects are offered incollaboration with clinical practitioners, who provide the clinicalexperience to foster the development of competencies in Health andSocial Care. Provides a clear, authoritative and lively introduction to thepractice of clinical psychology Explains succinctly the range of competencies which apsychologist is expected to possess, and how these can be appliedin a variety of contexts Key issues covered include awareness of the social context, theneed for responsive and flexible practice, and respect fordiversity Examples and principles are provided which demonstrate theclinical psychologist in action, and explain why and how they workas they do

The Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children s Childhood Studies

From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends without Words. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Caldwell, P. (2012). Listening with All Our Senses. Brighton: Pavilion. Clarke, A. (2001). How to Listen to Very Young Children: The Mosaic ...

The Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children   s Childhood Studies

Disabled children’s lives have often been discussed through medical concepts of disability rather than concepts of childhood. Western understandings of childhood have defined disabled children against child development ‘norms’ and have provided the rationale for segregated or ‘special’ welfare and education provision. In contrast, disabled children’s childhood studies begins with the view that studies of children’s impairment are not studies of their childhoods. Disabled children’s childhood studies demands ethical research practices that position disabled children and young people at the centre of the inquiry outside of the shadow of perceived ‘norms’. The Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies will be of interest to students and scholars across a range of disciplines, as well as practitioners in health, education, social work and youth work.

Next steps in supporting people with autistic spectrum condition

Key points from this chapter 0 Understanding autism well really does make a difference to the way you work. ... London: Jessica Kingsley Caldwell, P (2007) From Isolation to IntimacyMaking friends without words.

Next steps in supporting people with autistic spectrum condition

If you work with people with autistic spectrum condition and are studying for a health and social care qualification, or you want the right information to help your personal development, then Next steps in supporting people with autistic spectrum condition is for you. This book puts the person with autism at the centre of the support you give. It uses real life stories, activities and thinking points to cover all of the learning outcomes and it is full of practical examples of how to apply the ideas to the support you provide.

Effective Observation in Social Work Practice

Caldwell, P (2007) From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends without Words. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Caldwell, P (2012) Delicious Conversations: Reflections on Autism, Intimacy and Communication.

Effective Observation in Social Work Practice

Introducing the concept of observation to social work students can be a complex and challenging task. Assessing their observation skills and assignments can be even harder, especially if much of this work takes place implicitly, throughout their training and placements. This book will help students to grasp the fundamentals of social work observation, from the theories and methods to how these can be demonstrated in everyday practice. Skills are covered throughout, as well as effective observation work with different client groups and in different settings. The authors argue that an observant social worker is an effective and resilient one, and demonstrate this through case study material and research summaries.

The Routledge Companion to Severe Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

What steps can be taken in all schools to document and make official these areas of practice and learning? ... Caldwell, P. (2007) From Isolation to Intimacy: Making friends without words, London: Jessica Kingsley.

The Routledge Companion to Severe  Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties is a timely and rich resource with contributions from writing teams of acknowledged experts providing a balance of both academic and practitioner perspectives. The book covers a myriad of topics and themes and has the core purpose of informing and supporting everyone who is interested in improving the quality of education and support for children and young adults with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and their families. Each chapter contains careful presentations and analyses of the findings from influential research and its practical applications and the book is a treasure chest of experiences, suggestions and ideas from practitioners that will be invaluable for many years to come. The chapters include many vignettes gathered from practitioners in the field and are written specifically to be rigorous yet accessible. The contributors cover topics related to the rights and needs of children and young adults from 0-25 years, crucial features of high quality education, characteristics of integrated provision and effective and sensitive working with families to ensure the best possible outcomes for their children. Crucially, the voice of the learners themselves shines through. Historical provision that has had an impact on developing services and modern legislation aimed at improving provision and services are also discussed. The contributed chapters are organised into six themed parts: Provision for learners with SLD/PMLD. Involving stakeholders. Priorities for meeting the personal and social needs of learners. Developing the curriculum. Strategies for supporting teaching and learning. Towards a new understanding of education for learners with SLD/PMLD. This text is an essential read for students on courses and staff working in and with the whole range of educational settings catering for children and young adults with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, not just for teachers but also for support staff, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, nurses, social workers and other specialists.

Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

How to Communicate without Speech Maggie Ellis, Arlene Astell. Bayles, K. A. and Tomoeda, C. K. (1991). ... Person-Centred Dementia Care: Making Services Better. ... From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends without Words.

Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

This guide to Adaptive Interaction explains how to assess the communication repertoires of people with dementia who can no longer speak, and offers practical interventions for those who wish to interact with them. Outlining the challenges faced by people living with advanced dementia, this book shows how to relieve the strain on relationships between them, their families, and professional caregivers through better, person-centred communication. It includes communication assessment tools and guidance on how to build on the communication repertoire of the individual with dementia using nonverbal means including imitation, facial expressions, sounds, movement, eye gaze and touch. With accessible evidence and case studies based on the authors' research, Adaptive Interaction can be used as the basis for developing interactions without words with people living with dementia.

Using Intensive Interaction and Sensory Integration

by the same author From Isolation to Intimacy Making Friends without Words Phoebe Caldwell with Jane Horwood ISBN 978 1 84310 500 8 Finding You Finding Me Using Intensive Interaction to get in touch with people whose severe learning ...

Using Intensive Interaction and Sensory Integration

People with severe autism experience the sensory information they receive from the world completely differently to those not on the spectrum. They feel cut off and overwhelmed, and their behaviour can become very distressed. This handbook shows how we can engage with people who are non-verbal or semi-verbal and sometimes even those who have speech but lose the power to process it when they are in crisis. We can help them to make sense of the world. Intensive Interaction uses a person’s own body language to make contact with them and Sensory Integration develops the capacity of an individual to receive, process and apply meaning to information provided by the senses through targeted physical activities. These techniques can be used to develop an environment tailored to the particular sensory needs of the person with severe autism, reducing factors that cause distress. With illustrations, case examples and a wide range of tried-and-tested techniques, this practical guide provides indispensable tools for parents, carers and other professionals supporting people with severe autism and other learning disabilities.

Curricula for Teaching Children and Young People with Severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

Bunning K. (2009) 'Making sense of communication', in J. Palwyn and S. Carrnaby (eds) Profound intellectual multiple disabilities: Nursing complex needs. ... Caldwell P. (2007) From isolation to intimacy: Making friends without words.

Curricula for Teaching Children and Young People with Severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

Curricula for Teaching Children and Young People with Severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties offers a range of compelling arguments for a distinct and separate pedagogical approach to the learning needs of the most educationally challenging pupils. This book, written in accessible, common sense and non-academic language, provides an easy-to-follow alternative curriculum specifically designed to enhance and enrich the learning of children with profound and multiple learning difficulties. Chapter by chapter, guidelines and support are offered in key curriculum areas, some of which include: Cognition Language, Literacy and Communication Mathematical Physical Sensory Creative Care Play Problem solving. This highly practical resource is essential reading for any educational professional, parents, school governors, teachers, teaching assistants, therapists and indeed anyone involved with maximising the educational opportunities of those with profound learning difficulties.

Understanding and Working with People with Learning Disabilities who Self injure

... disabilities living in secure service provision: A qualitative exploration.' Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 22, 503–513. Caldwell, P. (2007) From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends Without Words.

Understanding and Working with People with Learning Disabilities who Self injure

Adopting a predominantly psychological approach, this book provides carers with up-to-date information and resources to provide appropriately individualised care to people with learning disabilities who self-injure. Understanding and Working with People with Learning Disabilities who Self-Injure synthesises traditional (behavioural) and newer (psychological) approaches to understanding self-injury, drawing on psychoanalytic and social theory to provide practical guidelines for more sustained and effective support. It suggests that motivations for self-injury may be similar for people with and without learning disabilities, and draws on case work examples to suggest person-centred techniques that encourage communication – particularly important with people who do not use verbal communication - and recovery. The book covers a range of specific needs, including people with autism who self-injure, and emphasises the views of people with learning disabilities themselves and their families about what has worked best, and why. At the end of each chapter, a variety of practical implications for the provision of support are given. This book is for those supporting people with learning disabilities who self-injure and will be a useful resource for social workers, psychologists, counsellors, learning support workers, nurses and social and health care students.

Surviving the Early Years

From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends without Words. London: Jessica Kingsley. Carter, C. S., & Porges, S. W. (2012). Neurobiology and the evolution of mammalian social behavior. In: D. Narvaez, J. Panksepp, A. Schore, ...

Surviving the Early Years

This book is about the hope underlying the ability to survive the early years. Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is both metaphor and framework of the despair and hopelessness that some babies and parents experience in their efforts to hold on and go through difficult circumstances. Their early experiences are not voyages "into a sunny and cheerful sea": some are years-long voyages into horror and weariness - babies born into difficult families, into countries in difficulties or into difficult circumstances. Some babies born into difficulties are pretty much alone because their mothers might be too ill to look after them, and nurses are too busy to fulfil the maternal function other than changing and feeding them. They may have been born in war zones, or in prisons, or have been in intensive neonatal premature units. Unlike mothers who recall the early years with their babies as a dance of understanding and development, other carers don't recall hearing the music at all.

Adjustment Disorder

Caldwell P, Horwood J. From isolation to intimacy: Making friends without words. London; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley; 2007. Caldwell P. Delicious conversations: Reflections on autism, intimacy and communication.

Adjustment Disorder

Although adjustment disorders (AD) have been included in the major psychiatric diagnostic classifications for over 50 years, no book devoted solely to the topic of AD's has been published to date. Apart from scant coverage in psychiatric textbooks, there is little to assist the doctor or therapist in understanding or making a diagnosis of AD. The result is the under-recognition of AD's in settings where it is believed to be a common condition. In general practice, where AD's are said to be the most common disorder, they are seldom recognized and are misdiagnosed as depressive illness (major depressive disorder) or generalized anxiety disorder. Even among psychiatrists, AD's are underdiagnosed, except in consultation-liaison psychiatry, and even there, changes in diagnostic practice are afoot. Adjustment Disorder: From Controversy to Clinical Practice provides concise and comprehensive information on AD's and advances a greater understanding and better diagnostic skills among those clinicians working with this group of patients. This accessible and clinically driven book is amplified by up-to-date theoretical information such as exploring the psychobiology of AD's, considering the best evidence-based treatments, and touching on the philosophical questions that AD's raise, such as whether AD's are actually a disease. The chapters follow a natural progression beginning with the history and controversies, through to epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment, then addressing the biology of AD's and concluding with an examination of AD's in special groups such as children and adolescents as well as in medico-legal settings.

Multisensory Rooms and Environments

... Impairments Making Contact Edited by M. Suzanne Zeedyk ISBN 978 1 84310 539 8 From Isolation to Intimacy Making Friends without Words Phoebe Caldwell with Jane Horwood ISBN 978 1 84310 500 8 Drama Therapy and Storymaking in Special ...

Multisensory Rooms and Environments

This unique, fully photocopiable resource offers guidance and materials to aid those developing multisensory environments - artificially engineered spaces that encourage relaxation, social skills and learning by stimulating the five senses. Particularly useful for those working with people with multiple disabilities, this resource explains the theory underlying multisensory environments, describes the different types, and outlines the practicalities of planning, setting up and equipping a multisensory space. The resource also features useful checklists and tools for creating multisensory experiences in both designed and everyday settings, such as the kitchen, bathroom, garden or beach. Multisensory Environments is published using photocopy-friendly lay-flat binding and is an essential tool for any professional working with individuals with multiple disabilities. It is the perfect complement to Sensory Stimulation: Sensory-Focused Activities for People with Physical and Multiple Disabilities, also authored by Susan Fowler and published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Communication Skills for Effective Dementia Care

Caldwell, P. and Horwood, J. (2007) From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends without Words. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Ellis, M.P. and Astell, A.J. (2008) 'Promoting Communication with People with Severe Dementia.

Communication Skills for Effective Dementia Care

Effective communication is critical for everyone, and this insightful book teaches the skills needed by healthcare staff in their day-to-day interactions with people with dementia and their families. Often when people with dementia exhibit behaviour that challenges, it is an indication that their needs are not being met. The authors illustrate the key aspects of communication for the development of a skilled and confident workforce, capable of providing thoroughly effective care that reduces levels of agitation in people with dementia. The first six chapters describe the CAIT (Communication and Interaction Training) framework established by the authors. This is followed by chapters contributed by experts on the Positive Care ApproachTM, appropriate touch and communication with people in the late stages of dementia. Accessible and practical, it will help caregivers develop and articulate existing skills as well as gain new ones, allowing them to overcome the challenges faced when caring for people with dementia.