chapter  20
Gentle Teaching
ByANGELA M. ARNOLD-SARITEPE, OLIVER C. MUDFORD, AND CHRIS CULLEN
Pages 8

In updating the earlier version of this chapter (Cullen & Mudford, 2005), it was interesting to find that despite the lack of any recent peer-reviewed research, gentle teaching, as an intervention strategy, is not only alive and well but expanding into other areas of human service. Although gentle teaching arose out of working with people with intellectual disabilities, its principles are being applied to other vulnerable populations, such as mental health, dementia, and the homeless (van de Siepkamp, 2010).