Posts Tagged ‘facilitated communication independent typing’

The New FC Debate, Round 3: Another “Expert” Enters the Fight

A few weeks ago, we first reported about the latest round of attacks on the efficacy of facilitated communication (FC) in the post “Join the Fight Against Attack on Nonverbal Autistics’ Right to Communicate.” after author David Auerbach published his controversial article “Facilitated Communication Is a Cult That Won’t Die,” on Slate.com. In our post,…

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Laura Poorman, Facilitated Communication Trainer

Email: jlpoorrich@indianaautismcommunicationcenter.com Location: Carmel, IN (Metropolitan Indianapolis area) Phone: (317) 370-4962 Laura Poorman, or simply “Poorman” to her friends, colleagues, and clients, has been a Facilitated Typing (FC) trainer in the metropolitan Indianapolis area for more than 20 years. Her kindness, patience, insights, and understanding has had an amazing effect on the people whose lives…

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Facilitated Communication Trainers: West North Central Region

Saved By Typing is pleased to provide information about Facilitated Communication (FC) Trainers and Master Trainers in the West North Central Region of the US. Master Trainers are a small group of extremely effective nonverbal communication specialists (kind of like Special Forces) recognized informally among themselves and soon within a guild for their mastery to…

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Facilitated Communication Trainers: West South Central Region

Saved By Typing is pleased to provide information about Facilitated Communication (FC) Trainers and Master Trainers in the West South Central Region of the US. Master Trainers are a small group of extremely effective nonverbal communication specialists (kind of like Special Forces) recognized informally among themselves and soon within a guild for their mastery to…

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Facilitated Communication Training Workshop / Monthly Celebration Brings Extraordinary Results

On Saturday, March 15, Saved By Typing (SBT) hosted a Facilitated Communication training workshop as well as our monthly Celebration of Communication. What transpired was truly extraordinary and inspiring. The day started with Foundations for Success with Supported Typing, an introductory workshop the was attended by 35 people. The training session was hosted by SBT’s…

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Autism Support Groups: Speak Out! / How People with Autism Achieve Independent Communication; Syracuse Summer Conference 2012

Our previous post in the 2012 ICI Autism Summer Institute series, Autism Support Groups: Practicing Message-Passing Skills In FC; Syracuse University Summer Conference 2012, discussed discussed the importance of facilitated communication (FC) users developing the ability to convey unknown information to another person via supported typing. Co-hosted by Syracuse University School of Education’s Institute on…

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