Motor & the Art of Anxiety Regulation

Motor and the Art of Anxiety Regulation    Picture yourself in your home, clinic or program. You are with your speller, you have the lesson your speller chose to work on. That lesson is the framework that guides the back and forth communication between the two of you. You are using speech and your nonspeaking […]

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15 Strategies for the Preparation & Peace of Mind

15 Strategies for the Preparation and Peace of Mind of Nonspeaking People during the COVID-19 Epidemic Last Wednesday, Elizabeth asked me to attend the Disability Voices United webinar about emergency preparedness during coronavirus for disabled people and their families on behalf of I-ASC. It got me thinking about my family, nonspeaking people and their families […]

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The Life of Riley

The Life of Riley   Photo Credit: Joe Daly (@joedaly_ca on IG)  ~ the anthropomorphized experience of an Autism Companion dog,  living his best life in SoCal with an S2C Practitioner &  her two autistic sons ~  Well hello, everyone.  Allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Riley and I am a bonafide, certified […]

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Ten Ways to Presume Competence in Nonspeaking Kids and Adults

Ten Ways to Presume Competence in Nonspeaking Kids and Adults As a Registered S2C Practitioner, presuming competence is the heart and soul of what I do every day. But it wasn’t that long ago that the term was unfamiliar to me. I remember with great clarity when I sat down with Elizabeth Vosseller for a […]

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Co-Regulation: The Physiology of Trust

Co-Regulation: The Physiology of Trust Co-Regulation. This one word embodies a brilliantly complex interpersonal process that is oftentimes easily described, but not fully understood. Co-regulation is essential to interpersonal relating and connecting with others. In our everyday lives, each of us encounters this process as we navigate a multitude of interactions and situations. But what […]

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