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Adriana Smith, Typer

May 25, 2017

In February of 2016, 16 year old Adriana Smith and her brother Noah found their voices with the help of Saved ByTyping. They transferred to Hamilton Southeastern High School in March 2017, after previously attending schools in Plainfield, Avon, Damar Charter Academy and Brakensdale (England). Both teens will be representing Sharonsweb Autism Foundation (www.sharonsweb.com) by…

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Noah Smith, Typer

May 25, 2017

In February of 2016, 18 year old Noah Smith found his voices with the help of Saved ByTyping. He and his sister Adriana transferred to Hamilton Southeastern High School in March 2017, after previously attending schools in Plainfield, Avon, Damar Charter Academy and Brakensdale (England). Both teens will be representing Sharonsweb Autism Foundation (www.sharonsweb.com) by…

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Clayton Tharpe

Apr 10, 2017
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“Free Me” – a Poem by Typer Clayton Tharpe

May 11, 2016

Typer and SBT member Clayton Tharp wanted to share this poem with all of us. It was written in music therapy and sent to us by therapist Kelly Porten. Enjoy!

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

Feb 9, 2016

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

Feb 3, 2016

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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A Solution to Provide Nonverbal Autistics with Gen Ed School Credits

Sep 2, 2015

By John Smyth, © 2015 Education Overview The number of nonverbal autistics is growing [1 in 68 children; 1 in 42 boys]. The professional organizations consider them incompetent and deny them a general education. The parents spend time and resources fighting for their child’s rights, usually without success. The public schools are: Not equipped to…

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Supporting Communication through Arts, Advocacy, Education, and now, New Technology

Aug 5, 2015

The autistic community has been using technology to vastly improve the ability of people with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to communicate with the outside world for a number of years. iPhones, iPads, and other AAC tech has made it far easier for nonverbal typers to express themselves. And now, technology is ready to take…

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Nonverbal Autistic Finds His Voice and Faith with Help from Neurologic Music Therapy and Facilitated Communication

Aug 3, 2015

Meet Josh, a 17-year-old with severe autism. He has been receiving neurologic music therapy (NMT) with Karyn (Casey) DePriest at Integrative Music Therapy (IMT) with wonderful responses. He is learning to integrate his brain and body for more functional movements and has learned to communicate through supported typing. He has so much to say about…

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