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.

Nonverbal Autistic’s Brother Shows Support by “Racing for a Voice”

March 3, 2017

Joey and Clayton Tharpe are loving brothers. Unfortunately, as much as he wanted to, for 27 years Clayton was unable to tell his brother that he loved him. The reason for this is that Clayton has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) that made him unable to speak or communicate in any effective way with his…

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

March 2, 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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March Supported Typing Coaching Workshop & Typers’ Training Cancelled

February 21, 2017

The Coaching Workshop & Typers’ Training on March 3 – 5 Has Been Cancelled Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have cancelled the Supported Typing Coaching Workshop & Typers’ Training scheduled for March 3 – 5, 2017. If you registered with a credit card, refunds will automatically be made to your card in the next few…

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Institute on Communication & Inclusion 2017 Events Update

February 6, 2017

For many of us, Summer Vacation includes a trip East to attend the Syracuse University Institute on Communication & Inclusion‘s Autism Summer Institute. This year, however, the ICI will not be hosting a conference on the East Coast. Instead, they will join forces with the University of Northern Iowa for the 2017 Midwest Summer Institute:…

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Svetlana Masgutova

Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Tactile Integration Training Course Comes to Carmel, IN, September 16-17, 2016

August 23, 2016

This past April, Saved By Typing was pleased to host a visit from Svetlana Masgutova, Ph.D., founder of the Svetlana Masgutova Educational Institute (SMEI,) when she brought her Masgutova Method®, a comprehensive set of programs that focus on motor reflex and sensory system integration, to Central Indiana. The weekend included 30-minute individual assessments by Dr.…

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“Life, Animated” – A Remarkable Story About Alternative Communication Comes to the Big Screen in Indianapolis

July 7, 2016

As the ABC News story, ‘Life, Animated’ Parents Describe How Animated Characters Helped Son With Autism Connect (Jun 29, 2016) reports, “Owen Suskind’s world came to a halt in 1993. The toddler stopped talking, showing affection and engaging in the world around him.” When his parents Ron and Cornelia took him to a doctor, they…

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How are You Spending Your Summer Vacation?

June 29, 2016

Summer is here, a time to spend quality time with your family, relax, get a tan, go to an amusement park, or maybe take that long dreamed-of trip of a lifetime. We hope your having a great vacation so far. For many SBT members and families, as well as trainers, facilitators, and other professionals, it…

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Autism Workshop Series Offers Training and Summer Fun at Put-in-Bay

June 7, 2016

This Summer, adventure awaits you and your family when you join other autistics, their support persons, and families from across the United States for Typing to Speak, a series of small group, interactive, summer communication gatherings in the village of Put-In-Bay, Ohio on lovely South Bass Island in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Meet…

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Registration for The 2016 ICI Autism Summer Institute Now Open

May 13, 2016

One of the most popular events each year for many typers and their families is the annual Autism Summer Institute conference hosted by the Syracuse University School of Education’s Institute on Communication and Inclusion. This year’s event will be held on Tuesday July 26 – Thursday July 28, at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel…

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2016 Midwest Autism Summer Institute Coming to Des Moines June 27 – 28

May 11, 2016

We want to remind everyone that the 2016 Midwest Summer Institute is rapidly approaching. This year’s Institute, the theme of which is “Advocating for Access: the Right to Inclusion, the Right to Communication” will take place at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Des Moines, Iowa on June 27 and 28.  The event is hosted by…

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2016 Midwest Autism Summer Institute Information Update

March 3, 2016

As we reported in January, the University of Northern Iowa, in partnership with the Institute for Inclusion and Communication at Syracuse University, Inclusion Connection, and Disability Studies in Education, will host the 2016 Midwest Summer Institute – Advocating for Access: the Right to Inclusion, the Right to Communication in Des Moines, Iowa on June 27…

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Our Thanks to 500 Festival Princess Bailey Troutman for her Visit to SBT’s Celebration of Communication

February 26, 2016

Newly appointed 500 Festival Princess Bailey Troutman delighted Saved By Typing’s members when she visited our monthly Celebration of Communication On Saturday, February 21. Bailey is the sister of typer and SBT member Brock Troutman, a nonverbal autistic who uses Facilitated Communication (FC), aka supported typing, to communicate with his family, friends, and the outside…

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