Eric Garcia’s Love Letter to Autistic People

Eric Garcia’s Love Letter to Autistic People I-ASC is thrilled to announce that Eric Garcia will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Motormorphosis! Motormorphosis is the flagship conference on spelling and typing as communication. At this conference, we will present the latest information in communication, motor, research, and advocacy. Presenters will include spellers, families, […]

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Infinite Possibilities

Infinite Possibilities “Many don’t realize that Possibility actually precedes Opportunity. When the mind opens itself up to the thought of possibilities this in itself subtly suggest the existence of alternative paths. Out of this are born opportunities. Opportunities, that let you delve in and explore. And this is the just the beginning of my journey” […]

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On ableism and my lived experience

On ableism and my lived experience Greetings. My name is Sabrina Roe Guerra. I am autistic, nonspeaking, sassy, and tired of people thinking it’s their right to define me. Two years ago when the world stopped, my life ironically and fortuitously began. Assumed limitations yield widespread trauma. Strong prejudices and ignorance hold disabled students back. […]

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The Speech Mechanism Part 1: Lower Respiratory System

The Speech Mechanism: A 4-part Series Part 1: Lower Respiratory System By Bryana Williams M.S. CCC-SLP When it comes to communication, the vast majority of people turn to speech-it’s highly versatile, typically efficient, and allows us to layer multiple components like tone, intonation, and vocabulary choice to communicate a clear message. In fact, it’s such […]

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A Conversation on Letterboard Etiquette

A Conversation on Letterboard Etiquette I was working with Zach Scheu on the writing prompt and it turned into a conversation between him and Nico. Nico was in the room but working with a different CRP and ended up commenting on what Zach said. The whole conversation happened very organically so I just went with […]

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Letterboard Etiquette – I-ASC the Experts

Letterboard Etiquette – I-ASC the Experts April 2022 – Imagine I-ASC is putting together a book on letterboard etiquette – what do they need to include? Another installment of our monthly blog feature, “I-ASC(I Ask) the Experts”. Our goal is to turn over some of the most frequently asked questions or issues to the true subject […]

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STEP-ASIDE: NEURODIVERSITY-FRIENDLY SPACES INCLUDE MOTOR!

STEP-ASIDE: NEURODIVERSITY-FRIENDLY SPACES INCLUDE MOTOR! I-ASC relies on its Nonspeaking Leadership Council, and other nonspeaking/minimally/unreliably speaking (together, the “Nonspeaking” and “Nonspeakers”) neurodivergent advocates to guide its mission and advocacy.  In our first blog in the “Step Aside” series, we explored ways to demonstrate that neurodivergent wellbeing is individualized and valid.  In this and future blogs […]

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Top Tips for Feeding the Brain

Top Tips for Feeding the Brain If you’ve been around the world of S2C long enough, you’ve likely heard an S2C Practitioner throw around the expression “FEED THE BRAIN!” But what exactly is feeding the brain? In short, feeding the brain means providing your student with age-appropriate engaging input!  Within the world of S2C, we […]

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Spring into Action at Spring into Spelling

Spring into Action at Spring into Spelling I-ASC works with nonspeaking people with various motor-sensory issues that affect the ability to use speech as a primary and effective means of communication. There are an estimated 2.3 million nonspeaking individuals in the US and 26 million nonspeaking people worldwide. Nonspeaking people have been marginalized, labeled “low-functioning” […]

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Pressure & Managing Expectations – I-ASC The Experts

Pressure & Managing Expectations – I-ASC The Experts March 2022 – What’s the difference between support or encouragement and pressure? We have launched a new monthly blog feature called, “I-ASC(I Ask) the Experts”. Our goal is to turn over some of the most frequently asked questions or issues to the true subject matter experts – the […]

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