Related Posts

Authentic John’s First Book Soon to be Released

Jul 29, 2015

Saved By Typing’s own “Authentic John” Smyth is just about ready to publish his first book, “From Autism’s Tomb.” In it, John reveals life secrets from the profound Silence that holds us all. These secrets shape every person’s reality and potential. Yet most of humanity is unaware of them because of the depths of isolation…

Read More
Matthew Hobson Displays His Book

Matthew Hobson’s Book “I’m So Glad You Found Me in Here”

Nov 10, 2014

“When I had my book published, I only hoped that I could at least help one person have the opportunity to be “found.”  Understandably, I hoped it would save a person such as myself. Locked in my body for years, I had no way to communicate that I had more intelligence than anyone suspected. I…

Read More

The Lost Gift, A Poem By John Smyth

May 14, 2014

The Lost Gift By John Smyth Wanting personal communication was lost in isolation and will wait with suffering. Each sadly wailing parent only appreciates in silos of grief longing for the child in another silo longing for them, separated waste assumes as human thinking shapes all silos. Your child waits in the same wanting waiting…

Read More
John Smyth Earns Academic Letter from Brownsburg High School

Facilitated Communication Typers Receive HS Academic Letter

May 7, 2014

John Smyth, the son of SBT’s Program Director Jim, recently received an Academic Letter from his high school in Brownsburg, IN. Letters were given to all students who earned a 3.8 average or higher for the first three grading periods of the school year. John, a non-verbal autistic, began typing in December of 2010, at…

Read More

Syracuse Autism Conference: Behavior is Communicative… But There Is More to Say than “I Am Mad”

Mar 20, 2014

Co-hosted by Syracuse University School of Education’s Institute on Communication and Inclusion (ICI) and the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disabilities, the Autism Summer Institute is an annual conference that brings together FC typers, parents, facilitators/trainers, and educators for an educational and engaging journey, with workshops, presentations, panels and more. Our previous post in…

Read More

Video: Laura Poorman on Facilitated Communication and Supported Typing: Answers to Key Questions

Feb 12, 2014

Facilitated Communication Trainer Laura Poorman discusses facilitated communication and supported typing with John Smyth.   [dt_divider style=”thick” /]   Answers to Key Questions About Supported Typing (Feb. 25, 2012) Read the transcript of this conversation below the video.   [dt_divider style=”thick” /]   Transcript: Laura Poorman Answers John Smyth’s Questions John: The understanding I have…

Read More

Typer John Smyth has Essay Posted on Science Fiction Blog

Feb 3, 2014

Our own John Smyth had one of his essays, Are we fundamentally good or evil?, posted on Sci-Fi Bloggers.com, a blog normally dedicated to all things science fiction. As blog editor D. Alexander said in his introduction, “There are times when we are sent something written by a fan of the site, or someone simply…

Read More

Typer Sue Rubin on Independent Typing

Jan 31, 2014

From Presentation By Sue Rubin (California, August 1999) “I believe we cannot isolate physical independence from the other two elements of facilitated communication – communication and emotional support. Although I am called an independent typer because I no longer need physical touch, I cannot walk into a room, and type without a facilitator. The facilitator…

Read More
Jamie Burke, Independent Typer

Jamie Burke: Thoughts from His Journey to Independent Typing

Jan 31, 2014

Hello folks, it’s certainly my joy to share with you these thoughts that have helped and supported me on this work of increasing the ability to engage a more dependable and independently accessed typed communication. These are still the dearly good steps that continue to be helpful in the typing of communication. Jamie Burke October…

Read More