Events

master-training-group-panorama-1240x200Throughout the year, Saved By Typing provides information about autism and Supported Typing-related events in the local Central Indiana region and across the country.

Events include those we hold or sponsor, such as our monthly Celebrations of Communication, online Typer Hangouts, periodic training workshops for typers and their families, coaches, and trainers, and SBT fundraisers.

We also provide information about a variety of national and regional autism-related programs, conferences, fundraisers, and family events for the ASD community. These include major autism and Supported Typing (aka Facilitated Communication) conferences and training workshops, Fun Runs, and Summer programs for the whole family.

SBT’s Next Celebration of Communication to be Held on Saturday, September 21, 2019

September 16, 2019

Our next Celebration of Communication will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 4:00 PM. Please join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our Celebration of Communication. These informal gatherings provide a much-needed place for families dealing with autism to relax and have some fun, free of the pressures of typical social settings.…

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SBT’s Next Celebration of Communication to be Held on Saturday, August 17, 2019

August 13, 2019

Our next Celebration of Communication will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 4:00 PM. Please join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our Celebration of Communication. These informal gatherings provide a much-needed place for families dealing with autism to relax and have some fun, free of the pressures of typical social settings.…

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SBT’s Next Celebration of Communication to be Held on Saturday, July 20, 2019

July 15, 2019

Our next Celebration of Communication which will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 4:00 PM. Please join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our Celebration of Communication. These informal gatherings provide a much-needed place for families dealing with autism to relax and have some fun, free of the pressures of typical social…

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Facilitated Communication Training Program, May 4 & 5, 2019

April 2, 2019

REGISTER for Our Facilitated Communication Training Program to be held May 4-5, 2019 This two-day program will be conducted by Laura Poorman-Richmond, who has been a Facilitated Communication (FC) trainer in the Indianapolis metropolitan area for more than 20 years. She has previously received training from the Institute on Communication and Inclusion (ICI) at Syracuse University, a leader in…

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SBT’s Next Celebration of Communication to be Held on Saturday, October 20, 2018

October 16, 2018

  REGISTER for Our Next Celebration of Communication on Saturday, October 20, 2018   We are pleased to announce that our next Celebration of Communication which will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Please join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our Celebration of Communication. These informal gatherings provide a much-needed…

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SBT’s Next Celebration of Communication to be Held on Saturday, September 15, 2018

September 14, 2018

  REGISTER for Our Next Celebration of Communication on Saturday, September 15, 2018   We are pleased to announce that our next Celebration of Communication which will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Please join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our Celebration of Communication. These informal gatherings provide a much-needed…

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Supported Typing Communication Workshop, August 11 & 12, 2018

July 6, 2018

Program   |   Registration   |   Location   |   Financial Support Empowerment Through Self-Expression We are pleased to announce that Saved By Typing will be hosting another in our ongoing series of Facilitated Communication training programs in Central Indiana, a Supported Typing Communication Workshop featuring Typing-to-Communicate Expert Speech Pathologist Darlene Hanson, and expert Facilitated Communication trainers Laura Poorman…

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SBT’s Next Celebration of Communication to be Held on Saturday July 21, 2018

July 2, 2018

REGISTER for Our Next Celebration of Communication on Saturday, July 21, 2018   We are pleased to announce that our next Celebration of Communication which will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Please join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our Celebration of Communication. These informal gatherings provide a much-needed place…

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UPDATE: Joey Tharp Completes Ironman Triathalon to Honor His Nonverbal Autistic Brother and Support Saved By Typing

October 20, 2017

Over the last few months, we have been writing about Joey Tharp’s plans to run the grueling IRONMAN Louisville Triathalon in honor of his brother Clayton, who, for 27 years, was unable to tell his brother that he loved him because Clayton has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) that made him unable to speak or…

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Facilitated Communication Training Program, Part 5: Skill Building II – Rescheduled to Saturday, November 4, 2017

October 17, 2017

Facilitated Communication Training Program, Part 5: Skill Building II – Saturday, October 21 November 4, 2017 IMPORTANT UPDATE: DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE OCTOBER 21st SKILL BUILDING TRAINING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER 4th AT 9 AM. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE. Program | Registration Information | Location   Our ongoing Training…

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Facilitated Communication Training Program, Part 4: Skill Building I – Saturday, September 16, 2017

August 23, 2017

Facilitated Communication Training Program, Part 4: Skill Building I – Saturday, September 16, 2017 Program | Registration Information | Location   Our ongoing Training Cycle for Communicators and Support Teams, a series of eight monthly FC Training Workshops, continues with the third workshop in the series, Skill Building I, on Saturday, September 16 from 9 AM…

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ICI 2-Day Workshop: Supporting Communication – Developing Frameworks for Support and Learning to be a Facilitator, October 5-6

July 25, 2017

  The Institute on Communication and Inclusion (ICI) at Syracuse University will conduct a 2-day introductory workshop on supporting communication for nonverbal autistics. Facilitated Communication is one method used in accessing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) equipment. This two-day workshop provides the opportunity to learn the techniques of facilitated communication within the context of the…

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