COTSS PLD Newsletter
The introduction offered a number of insights into the way we interact with the people we work with which made me reconsider some of my interaction strategies...There was plenty of food for thought around preconceptions, dealing with unacceptable behaviour, confronting lying and the potential destructiveness of group dynamics amongs other themes... Overall the book would provide useful guidance for anyone involved in talk-based therapy groups with people with learning disabilities. If also offers some thought-provoking ideas and issues for any professional working in this field, and delivers what it promises in showing people with learning disabiities as capable of fully experiencing and confronting their emotions... A useful and thought-provoking book for anyone offering group sessions to people with learning disabilities.
Learning Disability Today
You don't have to be a therapist to gain an enormous amount from this book and it would benefit anyone working with people with a learning disability. In fact, as a lesson on trauma and the capacity for healing, it should resonate with all who work with people with a learning diasability.