Por qué defiendo a los que no hablan como yo

Lots of people have communication issues they need assistance with. Nonspeakers and unreliable speakers like me need assistance through a letterboard or keyboard. We need to be taught by a trained professional to use these tools and we need access to communication at all times. My blog discusses learning to spell and the lessons I […]

What’s the Purpose?

Purposeful motor… we have heard the term but what does it mean? Why is it important? How does it help? To understand it we must first understand Praxis. Praxis is a smooth chain of motor actions based on a thought about something we want to accomplish. Guess what? This is something as small as taking […]

Elegir los temas de las lecciones

It’s a burning question that most of us had to answer from the time we entered school to the time we graduated. And when we tossed our caps into the air, we likely thought we’d never have to answer it again.  Then we got involved with S2C, and it started all over again. “What am […]

Capacidad jurídica y derecho a comunicarse

I would like to talk to you about people who are not considered capable of making their own choices, because their disability prevents them from having their own acceptable desires. I see that the world needs to hear from those affected. The time I take to express my desire to live as a whole person […]

Empezar a deletrear para comunicarse

Getting started with Spelling to Communicate (S2C) can feel like a daunting and overwhelming task if it is something completely new to you. We, the S2C Practitioners, are here to help. The goal is for you to always feel supported. This could be through seeing a Practitioner in your area regularly, traveling to one for […]

C, R y P

Communication and Regulation Partner (CRP), what is it? Many people think that it’s just the person holding the board, but it’s so much more than that. The communication piece is where you are holding the board, tracking the letters, prompting, and transcribing our words. Now, you might ask why it’s not just called a communication […]

Esperanzas para 2023

What does the New Year really mean? A new tax year? Getting in the habit of writing 2023 instead of 2022? Starting the same resolution for the 10th time? What if this year we change the way we think about resolutions. Hope. Inclusion. Understanding. Compassion. Patience. Love. Let’s shake things up this year and make […]

2022 ha terminado. Entonces, ¿qué hizo I-ASC?

2022 is over. So what did I-ASC do? Let’s start with practitioner training. Since expanding the training in 2019, we have completed 29 training cohorts. Each cohort with at least 10 students. There are now over 300 S2C Practitioners across the globe encompassing 14 countries and 35 states. But let’s focus on that big number, […]

Vamos a catar

Does your speller tend to eat the same foods all the time? If so, this blog may be for you, and for them of course! Many apraxia bodies become habitual even if that’s not what the mind intends – the brain/body disconnect is at play here. Even the foods your speller eats can be loops, […]