TrevorTypes

TrevorTypes
Trevor found his voice on the letterboard about three years ago and has no plans to shut up. Like Trevor's writing? Leave him a tip!
an RPM rapid prompting method letterboard stencil is in a tree with sunlight shining through the letters. Photo credit by autistic advocate matthew rushin.

Tiny Typing Kids: A letter to young nonspeakers

Trevor Byrd is a teen nonspeaker who gained access to communication when he enrolled at Reach Every Voice. After seeing a young girl spelling on a letterboard, he wrote this letter to all the young spellers.

The OCD is in Control

Trevor Byrd is a nonspeaking autistic teen struggling with obsessive compulsions. He conjectures that OCD is his brain’s way of trying to gain some control over his circumstances.

The Stress of Being Dependent

The pandemic lockdown gave nonspeaking teen Trevor a dose of what will be like after high school. He explores the difference in what life will be like for him compared to other young adults his age.

Fresh Starts: After the meltdown

Nonspeaker Trevor on the aftermath of an autistic meltdown: “The moment my consciousness begins to return from wherever it fled during my meltdown, I am horrified with what transpired.

Trevor Types, a blonde teen with a sharp haircut, stands in front of a background with scissors, hair clippers, and a comb. Image resembles a magazine advertisement

Put Down the Scissors

After gaining access to communicate his thoughts through typing, one of Trevor’s first requests was for a cool haircut. And it was great. But sometimes, Trevor has trouble getting his mind and body to work in sync.

Hockey Rules and Other Opinions

Sharing opinions shouldn’t be a privilege, but for autistic people without access to the right communication tools, sharing opinions is not an option. Trevor wants that to change.

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