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Friday 29 July 2016
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An introduction to PBS

An Introduction to PBS is a short animation - just six minutes long – that gives an overview of PBS and how PBS approaches work in practice when supporting an individual.

Watch it here >


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NEW BILD BOOK: Choice and control the autism friendly way 

The people with autism who made significant contributions to this book tell us how stressful and anxiety making quite simple everyday choices can be and theirs is the voice that needs to be heard. This book clearly explains the path that needs to be taken in order to work effectively with individuals on the autism spectrum. 

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Officers - ground

Police shoot man trying to get his autistic patient to comply with officer

21 July: An autistic man’s therapist was shot and wounded by police in Florida while lying on the street with his hands in the air. Charles Kinsey was trying to get his 27-year-old patient back to a facility from where he wandered.

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The importance of practice leadership within Active Support     
Professor Kathy Lowe talks about the vital role good practice leadership has in making Active Support and Positive Behaviour Support work. 

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Unprotected, Overprotected: Children with learning disabilities at risk of sexual exploitation 

Children with learning disabilities are more vulnerable to sexual exploitation than others, facing additional barriers to their protection and to receiving support, new research reveals.  

Read the report here >


Tasers have no place in mental health

18 July: Matilda MacAttram, director of Black Mental Health UK, writes "For more than 10 years, Tasers have been used against patents in locked psychiatric settings, without monitoring or investigation. This practice must end."

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Autism, happiness and wellbeing 

An interview with Sarah Hendrickx about the issues around autism, happiness and well being. 

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Active ageing

BILD’s Ageing Well project has produced a film about people with a learning disability and their experience of ageing well.  There are also suggested discussion questions to support work with people with learning disabilities about growing older.

More about BILD's Ageing Well project  >


Peaceful, pain free and dignified: palliative and end of life care for people on the autism spectrum.

A guide for social care practitioners, this book tells the poignant story of Stephane’s care during the final three years of his life and how the staff who supported him, the medical team, his family and friends worked together to care for him both in life and death.   

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PBS training

Looking for high quality PBS training? 

Our training events are suitable for beginners to advanced, and for those who want to develop PBS understanding in their organisations: 

Find out more about BILD's training in the workplace >

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