nonspeaking

Letter by Letter

Nonspeaking youth Rumi Ottus spells out a striking poem about the life unlocked by having access to communicate via letterboard.

Ode to my autistic ancestors

Teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy pays homage to autistic changemakers throughout history, who from stoning to electric shocks have suffered for their rebellions.

Moods of a morning

This poem is a PDAers anthem. Teen nonspeaker Anantha writes about the drive for autonomy and the freedom found in immersing in a passion.

Poetry: Cosmic Archaeologist

Cosmic Archaeologist is a poem of traumatic brain Memories and the tireless Work of the Silent Muse.

A Typer’s Freedom Dance

Anantha Krishnamurthy comes through with an onomatopoeic journey of triumph, tapping resonating to thunderous thudding freedom.

Poetry: The Nest

Nonspeaking poet Amelia Jane longs for her voice to be heard. Her winged thoughts perch on the mind and sing of triumph.

A new poem: I’m Rightly Rogue

Nonspeaking poet Noah McSweeny muses on having the words, having the interest, wanting to connect, and wishing his tongue would obey his mind.

Poetry: A/Typical Girl

Sofi Ghassaei is a teen nonspeaking autistic with a creative and unapologetically fierce writing style that reflects the tremendous strength and power of her soul.

Poetry: Lost, I am home

Rumi Ottus is a young nonspeaking poet who was inspired to write this after being moved by the beauty of a photo of a lush rainforest scene.

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