Posts Tagged ‘Supported Typing’

SBT’s Next Celebration of Communication is Saturday August 19, 2017

REGISTER for Our Next Celebration of Communication on Saturday, August 19, 2017   We are pleased to announce that our next Celebration of Communication which will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM. Please join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our Celebration of Communication. These informal gatherings provide…

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Wellspring Guild: Employing Best Practice Standards for Facilitated Communication Training and Support

Facilitated Communication (FC,) also known as Supported Typing (ST) is, put simply, a technique in which physical, communication, and emotional support is provided by a facilitator to an individual with a communication disorder (communicator). Facilitated Communication Training (FCT) is a strategy within the methods of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) where the facilitator provides a…

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3rd Annual Rethinking Autism Conference Returns April 20-21, 2017

Click to Scroll Down to Event & Registration Details   After last years highly successful event, Optimal Rhythms, Inc. / ACCESS Academy will host the 3rd Annual Rethinking Autism Conference this April, which is National Autism Awareness Month, an initiative created to “promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person…

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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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Join us for our Next Typer Hangout on Friday, April 1!

Scroll down to register our next Typer Hangout on Friday, April 1st.   TYPERS, YOU ARE INVITED! You are invited to join other typers in a Typer Hangout every third Friday from 3:30 PM EST to 4:30 or 5PM EST sponsored by Saved by Typing. Please join us for our next scheduled Hangout on Friday,…

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