Facilitated Communication Training (Special Education Series)

Rosemary Crossley

The book explores the possibilities of this new and evolving field, and discusses some of its limitations and the problems that it faces. This book provides a solid background to assist the many thousands of people experimenting with this method around the world.

Intelligence tests based on expressive language underestimate their capacities and because they cannot express their language, they are often thought not to possess it. Their thoughts, ideas, needs and desires go unspoken. They are trapped in a wordless prison. Rosemary Crossley describes a method which allows people with severe communication impairment to communicate with others ... [and] describes the methodology in step-by-step detail.

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Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN-10: 080773327X
ISBN-13: 9780807733271