University of Edinburgh

Video Interaction Guidance

Presented on Friday, 16th June 2017


This course focused on children in the early years and case studies demonstrated how video feedback has been used to bridge the education setting and family home, and increase parental confidence in supporting children with Additional Support Needs.

The principles of the social development of language were demonstrated with reference to research conducted by Deborah James using video feedback with families where children have complex communication needs.


Target Audience

Practitioners in schools, early years' settings, social care settings; those with an interest in social communication, speech and language development.


Dr Deborah James, Associate Professor, Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, Newcastle upon Tyne.


10 am Exploring VIG Values, Principles and Context of Translation

11 am Understanding the Concepts of Inter-subjectivity, Co-Construction & Relational Agency

1.30 pm Applying the VIG Concepts and Values in Practice - case study

2.30 pm Research Findings

3.30 pm Course evaluation and close