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Promoting positive behaviour
when supporting people with a learning disability and people with autism

  • Sharon Paley - British Institute of Learning Disabilities author


July 2012 | 144 pages | Learning Matters
If you work with people with a learning disability or 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 Promoting positive behaviour is for you.

This book puts the person 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 is full of practical examples of how to apply the ideas to the support you provide.

This is a great book for anyone working with people who have a learning disability and behaviour that challenges. I would strongly recommend this book for any nurses or student nurses working in the area of learning disabilities.

Ms Brigid Arkins
Department of Nursing, Waterford Institute of Technology
April 23, 2015

I have recommended this course to a Charity who are using the book as a basis for a course

Mr Mark Flagg
Faculty of Humanities, Swansea Metropolitan University
November 21, 2013

This is a good introduction to promoting positive behaviour for first year learning disability student nurses offering informative and relevant "activities" and "thinking points" for the student. Furthermore, other fields of nursing practice may also find the book informative.

Dr Ruth Wyn Williams
School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University
November 7, 2013

Contains valuable information for teachers working with students on the Autistic Spectrum. Clear guidance is given and useful tips.

Mrs Cheryl Hine
Teacher Training, Leeds City College
September 17, 2013

Good basic knowledge base for new entrants across programs

Mr Carl Chandra
Social Work , London South Bank University
April 15, 2013

Part of a series of books. Good for providing a foundation to understanding concepts surrounding what life is like for people who experience learning difficulties. Requested full set for library.

Ms Michelle Evans
Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
January 21, 2013

Excellent text ensuring providing guidance on best practice in delaing with challenging behaviour.

Ms Tina Duffy
Health and Social Care, North West Institute
December 20, 2012

This is a brilliant, easy to read book which gives information about challenging behaviour, its causes, stages and manifestation. Helpful advice for responding to each stage is given, with suggestions for prevention.

Mrs Ruth Mawdsley
Health and Social Care, Peterborough Regional College
November 6, 2012

good resource to use alongside L2 and L3 Health and Social Care. Good activities for students

Miss Christina Broadbent
Health and Social Care, Tyne Metropolitan College
October 2, 2012

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Sharon Paley

Sharon Paley is a registered nurse for people with learning disabilities and qualified nursery nurse. Sharon has over 27 years experience of working in the field of learning disabilities and has experience of supporting both adults and children with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorder. Sharon has worked mainly within residential services supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs. In 2001 Sharon took up post as Physical Intervention Accreditation Scheme Manager at the British Institute of Learning Disabilities and managed the development of the BILD Physical Interventions Accreditation Scheme More About Author

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