College Bodies

College Bodies by: Anshil Kumar College is one of the most exciting and terrifying topics amongst the spelling community. We finally have an outlet of which we are able to display our intelligence, but we still are stuck in an impulsive body. Where is the balance between the two? What accommodations do we need to […]

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Speech Mechanism Pt. 3 The Resonators: Shaping the Sound

Posted By on Nov 11, 2022 in Education,Motor,S2C

Speech Mechanism Pt. 3 The Resonators: Shaping the Sound By Bryana Williams M.S. CCC-SLP   Today starts part three of our series on the speech mechanism-we’ve discussed air flow from the lungs in Part 1 and creating voicing in the larynx in Part 2. This discussion focuses on a couple of new areas that many […]

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Strategies for First Responders Interacting with Autistics and Nonspeakers

Strategies for First Responders Interacting with Autistics and Nonspeakers By: Ian Nordling On a Saturday in August, and again in late October, I had the honor of presenting to a group of Fairfax County first responders. A few years ago, one of the individuals had been sent to Growing Kids Therapy Center (GKTC) to help […]

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What is S2C?

Posted By on Nov 11, 2022 in Core Concepts,Motor

What is S2C?  If you’re following I-ASC on social media, you may have seen our new Trivia Tuesday posts, going back to basics and defining terms that have become so familiar to those of us who have been in the Spellerverse (the universe of all who spell and type to communicate) for a long time. […]

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THINKING THROUGH DYSREGULATION

Posted By on Nov 11, 2022 in Education,Motor,Nonspeakers,Research

Thinking Through Dysregulation THIS GUIDE TO THINKING THROUGH DYSREGULATION WAS PREPARED FOR THE MOTORMORPHOSIS 2022 PARENT NETWORKING COFFEE BY LAKSHMI RAO SANKAR AND DEBBIE SPENGLER, I-ASC LEADERSHIP CADRE  When a speller is becoming dysregulated, it’s important to remember the common thread that dysregulation holds for all of us. Because when it comes down to it, the […]

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This Apraxic Nonspeaker’s Advice For My Teachers

Posted By on Oct 10, 2022 in I-ASC THE EXPERTS

This Apraxic Nonspeaker’s Advice For My Teachers By Gregory C Tino I spent a majority of my education at approved private schools for students with autism. I am here to tell you that my teachers loved me, but I was continually taught the same things for the entire time I was there. I am talking […]

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Breaking a Stereotype, Not a Leg 

Posted By on Oct 10, 2022 in I-ASC THE EXPERTS

Breaking a Stereotype, Not a Leg  By Sofi Ghassaei, with Beezus Murphy and Valentine Wulf Lots of people try acting as a way to step outside their comfort zone. I stepped out so far, I went into orbit. Like an astronaut exploring space, I explored theater this past summer with the Theater of Possibility in […]

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Dear Jen

Posted By on Oct 10, 2022 in Families,Nonspeakers

Dear Jen by Ethan Nagy My dear friends, as I write this I am in deep thought caused by the loss endured by my good friend and math mentor.  Grief looks different to each person but in particular to a non-speaking autistic. Our grief is felt through the lense of sensory differences. Not all have the […]

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Motormorphosis 2022 Highlights and Reflections

Posted By on Oct 10, 2022 in I-ASC THE EXPERTS

Motormorphosis 2022 Highlights and Reflections By Divyesh Jain   This year the Motormorphosis conference was in-person. It was exciting to meet face-to-face after two years on zoom. The conference started on Friday, July 22 with live Neurolyrical Cafe and Speller’s party. There were so many great songs and poems by spellers. It was interesting to […]

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