Evidence of FC

Matt Hayes’ Documentary “My Voice” Silenced in Central Indiana

A few years ago, we wrote about a remarkable young man named Matthew Hayes who has been autistic since birth and started typing at a very young age, which surprised everyone because he was thought to be mentally retarded and could not think normally. Matt’s journey from silence to the discovery of his “voice” through…

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The New FC Debate, Round 3: Another “Expert” Enters the Fight

A few weeks ago, we first reported about the latest round of attacks on the efficacy of facilitated communication (FC) in the post “Join the Fight Against Attack on Nonverbal Autistics’ Right to Communicate.” after author David Auerbach published his controversial article “Facilitated Communication Is a Cult That Won’t Die,” on Slate.com. In our post,…

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Independent Typer/Social Talker Jamie Burke Coming to Central Indiana on 3/12

Click to Scroll Down to Event Details(Includes Updated Schedule Information)   We are pleased to announce that Jamie Burke, a Motivational Speaker, Social Advocate, and autistic independent typer, will be making a visit to the Indianapolis area, with presentations on Saturday March 12th and Sunday March 13th. Long-time members of Saved By Typing may recognize…

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Video: Dashiell, A Journey Through Autism

This video shows another example of the fact that, despite all the criticism and vilification of Facilitated Communication, for some autistics that have trouble communicating, FC works!   Dashiell A Journey Through Autism Thank you for all the wonderful comments about this Film. Please continue to share! Posted on Facebook by Shelley Pack on Tuesday,…

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NCHS Student/SBT Member on Her Use of Facilitated Communication

Saved By Typing member Kelsey Krause recently posted this brief but to-the-point response to the current stream of criticism about Facilitated Communication on her blog “Kelsey’s Korner.” Her blog, along with those of other students, is hosted on NCHSLive!, the blog site of North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. Thanks for the shout-out, Kelsey.…

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Debate About FC Heats Up Following Controversial Article’s Publication

We have received quite a bit of feedback from the article we recently published, “Join the Fight Against Attack on Nonverbal Autistics’ Right to Communicate,” about a controversial article recently published on Slate.com. In the article, which was riddled with inaccuracies and one-sided opinions, author David Auerbach denounces the efficacy of Facilitated Communication (FC) based,…

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