I work full time as a consultant, developing communities of practice around Intensive Interaction and Musical interaction in collaboration with education and care settings. I am an expert trainer and social learning leader and I can deliver enjoyable, thought provoking training to organisations involved in the care of people living with autism, learning disabilities, dementia and mental health problems.
To learn more about the training I can offer please go to the Intensive Interaction Training page.
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Your talk on communities of practice was superb – and changed how I did my work yesterday!Mark Harmer
My name is Matthew Laurie and I work in collaboration with care settings and school to develop responsive communication and intensive interaction services. I studied social learning with Etienne Wenger and Bev Wenger-Trayner I specialise in developing sustainable communities of practice in order to effect genuine changes in staff practice. I also offer musical interaction and responsive communications for service users in schools, mental health care and residential settings for the elderly. I am a Director of Understanding Arts CIC and I am co-developing the approach of person centred arts.