Martin  Goodwin Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Martin Goodwin

Teacher
Mayfield School/ University of Birmingham

Martin's professional experience is primarily in working with people with autism, severe and profound and multiple learning disability. Martin has specialised in approaches to improve interaction, communication and participation of people with complex needs. Martin is a qualified teacher/trainer and children's rights advocate. Martin is a lecturer and an regional tutor on the Severe and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties at the University of Birmingham and an editor of PMLD link.

Subjects: Education

Biography

Publications/ Articles:

* A Teachers Musings on the Rochford Review – Implications for Practice. PMLD Link. Spring 2017

* Get me out of my chair! PMLD LINK (Winter 2016)

* Go and Pin it! PMLD LINK (Summer 2016)

* Communicate with Me – A Foundation for Communicating and Involving People with a Learning Disability. Routledge.

* Listening and Responding to Children with PMLD – Towards a framework and possibilities. SLD Experience. (2013)

* Communication and Interaction between Youth Workers and Young People with Severe Learning Disabilities. Short Breaks Journal. (2012)

* Playing or Playing Up? Behaviours and Schema with Children and Young People with Severe Learning Disabilities. Short Breaks Magazine. Short Breaks Network. (2012)

* I’m Creative Too – Listening and responding to children and young people with PMLD. PMLD LINK (2009)

* The Champion Toolkit – Participation and Engagement with Disabled Children and Young People. The Children’s Society, Birmingham City Council and D.I.C.E. (2010)

* We’re Listening! Contact a Family (2002)

Forthcoming

* Invesigation into the aims, content and potential benefits of youth work in regard to young disabled people with severe learning impairments (due to be published in 2017 by Journal of Youth and Policy)

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    - Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties / Complex Needs / Autism / Learning Difficulties
    - Communication, Involvement, Participation of people with Severe, Profound and Complex Needs
    - Disability Equality/Special needs/ Inclusive practice of people with Severe, Profound and Complex Needs
    - Specialist Interventions and Approaches for people with Severe, Profound and Complex Needs
    - Education, Play, Leisure, Arts, Youth work for people with Severe, Profound and Complex Needs
    - Sexuality, Challenging Behaviour of people with Severe, Profound and Complex Needs
    - Anti-oppressive/ Anti-discriminatory practice/ Children and Young People’s Rights & Participation
    - Social Policy and Approaches of people with Severe, Profound and Complex Needs
    - Creative and Therapeutic Approaches with people who have Severe, Profound and Complex Needs
    - Educational Approaches/Development for people with Severe, Profound and Complex Needs

Personal Interests

    In my spare time I enjoy travelling, swimming, playing the piano, reading and walking with my dog.

Websites

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Communicate with Me - 1st Edition book cover

Videos

Communicate with Me - Book and Quality Assurance

Published: Apr 27, 2017

Communicate with Me

Published: Apr 27, 2017

Communicate with Me