Serving the World

Serving the World by Sofi Ghassaei My math teacher recently had me consider decision fatigue in a probability lesson. Sometimes one feels exhausted choosing music, food, tv shows, clothes, and books. Over time these little things add up and overwhelm. Making so many trivial choices leaves no space for the bigger questions, like decision making […]

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Beyond Apraxia: Catatonia

Beyond Apraxia: Catatonia  Thanks to the increasing presence of neurodivergent self-advocates and their willingness to share their lived experiences, understanding about the complexities of movement differences continues to grow(1).  Apraxia, or the difficulty with executing volitional movement is not only more understood, there is now a general body of knowledge amongst nonspeakers, families, support providers, […]

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Social Media for Advocacy

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ADVOCACY BY: DANNY WHITTY Before I gained communication access, I felt so isolated. I had no community of my own, except for my family and some scattered friends. Not only could I not communicate, but I felt so unworthy of friends due to my disability.  And now, I have a thriving community […]

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Presuming Competence, Confidence and Co-Regulation are KEY

Presuming Competence, Confidence and Co-Regulation are KEY By:Kelly Berg These are three things that I talk about before putting anyone in the CRP chair. Presuming Competence is critical! I’ve never seen a speller do well with someone who didn’t believe in their student, and it goes beyond merely presuming competence in their minds – though […]

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