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|Title:||Commentary on “In celebration: living a life through Positive Behaviour Support”|
|Author(s):||Tony Osgood, (Lecturer in Intellectual Disabilities at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK)|
|Citation:||Tony Osgood, (2012) "Commentary on “In celebration: living a life through Positive Behaviour Support”", Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. 17 Iss: 2, pp.76 - 79|
|Keywords:||Ethnography, Human stories, Narratives, Person centred, Positive Behaviour Support|
|DOI:||10.1108/13595471211218794 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a commentary on Shephard's narrative account of one person's experience of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS).
Design/methodology/approach – This paper reflects on Shephard's account in the context of the burgeoning literature concerning the effectiveness of PBS and the author's own experiences.
Findings – Practitioners of PBS should consider narrative accounts as legitimate data.
Originality/value – This commentary welcomes the move toward the inclusion of narrative, or ethnographic, perspectives when evaluating PBS.
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