nonverbal

We are capable and deserving of an education

Chris Finnes is a nonspeaking autistic who was bored with being taught the same simple lessons over and over in a school for students with disabilities. He later met Soma Mukhopadhyay and learned to communicate using RPM. Now, he wants to help others gain access to age-appropriate education.

Airplanes and the Autistic

Tejas Rao Sankar, a nonspeaking autistic, attempted to board a flight, but his body did not want to cooperate with his mind.

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.

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.

Book Review: How Can I Talk if My Lips Don’t Move?

A frustrating myth that persists about autism is the notion that those who cannot verbalize their thoughts have none.  Simply stating it in this article is enough to make most people cock a skeptical eyebrow, Yet the idea hounds autistic folks, fueling ignorant assumptions about functioning and intellect.

Emotions Go Both Ways, Unless It’s ABA

“Of the fighters who were born with their horns and flyers born with wings, they will never be tamed things. Neurodiversity is in their genes.”

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