S2C, Spelling to Communicate, nonspeaking, nonspeakers, Autism, I-ASC, Speller, nonverbal, RPM

I-ASC presents SpellX!  

Words Worth a Listen 

SpellX is a global, ground-breaking, salon style event, featuring short presentations (think TedX style format) by nonspeaking people who spell and type! SpellX will take place on November 7, from 6-9 pm in 6 virtual salons spanning 6 geographical regions/time zones making SpellX available to communities across the world and the spellerverse! Each salon will be hosted by nonspeaking and speaking emcees who will present recorded presentations from the spellers and interact with the audience. 

Virtual salons will be held in:
North America – 6-9 EST 
North America – 6-9 PST
South America – 6-9 GMT -3
Europe & UK – 6-9 GMT +1
South Africa – 6-9 GMT +2
South Pacific (NZ, AU) 6-9 GMT +12

Call for SpellX proposals!
The theme for the inaugural 2020 SpellX is Speller Pride. Presentations must be 8 minutes or less and can be: a passionate “talk”; a poem or song; stand up comedy; or showcase a talent. Deadline for submissions is September 25, 2020.

Selection of presentations
Presentations will be selected on a competitive basis with consideration given to showcasing a rich diversity of spellers, skills, and content. Selected presenters will be notified by September 30. Presenters will record their presentations to be submitted no later than October 23.

Submission Instructions

  • To Apply Click on Proposal Link Below
  • Complete Presentation Registration Form
  • All submissions will be considered and notified by September 30th


Apply Now!