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

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…

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Facilitated Communication: Tracy Thresher & John Smyth at 2011 ICI Summer Institute

Supported typers Tracy Thresher, co-star of the documentary Wretches & Jabberers, and John Smyth use supported typing to have a conversation at Syracuse University’s 2011 Institute of Communication and Inclusion Summer Institute: Connection, Communication, and Creativity. A true example of Facilitated Communication in action! This is the first time Tracy and John had an opportunity…

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Self advocacy via Facilitated Communication

Watch Johnathan telling it like it is at a DDS hearing   “Johnathan telling it like it is at the DDS hearing on November 2, 2011. This was his first time using facilitated communication to self advocate, with the help of Dr. Linda Rammler. He did a great job!” Description from YouTube   [dt_divider style=”thick”…

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Typers Hold Panel Discussion After Screening of Wretches & Jabberers

This past Sunday afternoon, a screening of Gerardine Wurzburg’s movie Wretches & Jabbers was held at the Brownsburg Public Libarary. The movie, released in 2011, is about the international efforts of Tracy Tresher and Larry Bisonnette to promote supported typing as a method of communication for nonverbal autistic individuals, as well as to connect with…

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Demonstrating the Validity of Facilitated Communication in the “Real” World

Live Validation Test of Facilitated Communication: Marlena (aka theaacjournalist) performs a live test to help demonstrate and validate how FC works:   Marlena Katene, aka theaacjournalist, is a budding music journalist who uses Facilitated Communication (FC) to talk to the outside world. As both a journalist and an active advocate for Facilitated Communication, Marlena travels…

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