Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 10 Issue 2

Practice, management, research and innovation


Table of contents

Positive Behavioural Support: Definition, Current Status and Future Directions

David Allen, Wendy James, Jayne Evans, Sarah Hawkins, Rosemary Jenkins

This article summarises the historical development of positive behavioural support. The main features of this approach are described, and the evidence for its effectiveness…


A Positive Behavioural Support Model for Breaking the Barriers to Social and Community Inclusion

Gary LaVigna, Thomas Willis

A key objective of the community care movement has been to achieve greater opportunities for people with learning disabilities to integrate and interact within their normal…


A Model for Training Staff in Positive Behaviour Support

Caroline Dench

Although front‐line staff are the key agents in delivering positive behavioural support in care services, effective technologies for staff training in key behavioural competencies…

The Management and Treatment of Challenging Behaviours

Kathy Lowe, David Allen, Sam Brophy, Kate Moore

The paper considers the kinds of treatment available for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. It draws on research data on the use of reactive strategies…

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