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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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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What Advocacy Means to a Late-in-Life Speller

What Advocacy Means to a Late-in-Life Speller Everyone who knew me thought I was stupid because I couldn’t speak. The only things that came out of my mouth were nonsense, so I understand why people thought that. The fact is I was treated like a 4-year-old and denied an education because I was assumed to […]

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Balancing Advocacy With Physical & Mental Wellness – August I-ASC the Experts

Balancing Advocacy With Physical & Mental Wellness – I-ASC The Experts August 2022 – What’s your advice on balancing advocacy with physical and mental wellness? 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 matter […]

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Eating Can Be Tricky – I-ASC The Experts

Eating Can Be Tricky – I-ASC The Experts July 2022 – Eating a variety of foods is tricky for many spellers.  What is your experience and advice? 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 […]

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Embrace your Differences

Embrace your Differences Sarah Selvaggi Hernandez is an Autistic Deaf author, educator, Occupational Therapist, and international speaker. She was also the first openly Autistic person elected to serve in the United States government at any level. Sarah is passionate about occupational science, sensory processing and mental wellness, and positive disability identity. Her vision remains centered […]

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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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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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A Hard Tomorrow Part #5

Posted By on Mar 3, 2022 in I-ASC THE EXPERTS

A Hard Tomorrow Part #5 By: Sarah Ackerman   INTRODUCTION A PLEASANT HELLO TO YOU! I AM SARAH ACKERMAN. I AM THE AUTHOR OF THIS STORY. THIS IDEA STARTED AS NOTHING MORE THAN A PROMPT. TOM, ONE OF MY CPs, AND I WERE DISCUSSING SUPERHEROES. HE ASKED ME TO WRITE MY OWN SUPERHERO ORIGIN STORY. […]

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