„TEACHING“ BASICS OF COMMUNICATION - children/adults with severe learning difficulties or with autism - early stage of communication development
The aim is to „teach“ children/adults basics of communication: - to enjoy being with the other person, - to develop the ability to respond to other person and pay attetnion to what the other person does, - to gradually extend the attention and concentration span, -to learn the turn-taking while interacting with the other person, - to learn, whose turn it is during the social exchange, - to share the presonal space, - to use and understand the eye contact, - to use and understand the facial expressions, - to use and understand the physical contact, - to use and understand the non-verbal communication, - to use meaningful vocalisation, - to learn to regulate and control the level of excitment - to understand emotions and consequences.
PRINCIPLES OF INTENSIVE INTERACTION - THE QUALITY OF TIME SPENT TOGETHER - - TUNNING IN - - BREAKS – - MIRRORING/REPEATING/COPYING JOINING IN - - USE OF SIMPLE EXPRESSIONS - -NON-TASKING- - MUTUAL ENJOYMENT -
THE JOY and GOOD FEELING in BOTH PARTNERS of INTERACTION are THE KEY PRINCIPLES of THE PROCESS
DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESS IN ACTIVITIES AND COMMUNICATION FIRST SHORT IMPUTS – REPETITION – REPETITION OF FAMILIAR ACTIVITIES AND ADDING NEW ONES – REPETITION OF FAMILIAR ACTIVITIES + NEW ACTIVITIES + MORE NEW ACTIVITIES –... EXPANDING OF REPERTOIRE