Parents Q&A

Every Tuesday at Woolley Wood School parents have the opportunity to attend an intensive interaction training session.  Having worked with parents on a number of occasions I have found that there are a few questions that keeping coming up and I thought that it might...
Do What You See (Intensive Interaction Essentials)

Do What You See (Intensive Interaction Essentials)

For an approach to be taught and passed on effectively, the practice should be communicated in a way that is simple and easily understood.  For Intensive Interaction, I believe that the most straightforward explanation is ‘do what you see’. ‘Do what...

I’m singing your song

Music-making and singing is a way for people to be enjoy being together and I believe that an understanding of music can therefore help to create positive experiences of social engagement with people who are at the early stages of communication development. Music can...

I'm singing your song

Music-making and singing is a way for people to be enjoy being together and I believe that an understanding of music can therefore help to create positive experiences of social engagement with people who are at the early stages of communication development. Music can...

INSET at Woolley Wood

This week was a bit of a landmark in terms of the work at Woolley Wood.  On Wednesday 8 staff completed the new five week intensive interaction course and today I delivered a half day INSET session to the whole school team.  I was very happy with the results of both...

Verbal Intensive Interaction

In response to a few recent questions I thought I would explain my thinking about how the principles of Intensive Interaction can be applied with clients/partners who are more skilled at the fundamentals of communication ie. people who are able to use speech, more...