About the Book «SPEECHLESS» by Rosemary Crossley

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Abstract

The technique of Facilitated Communication, created by the Australian teacher Rosemary Crossley, is described in her book «SPEECHLESS». Present article is devoted to this book and the issue of facilitated communication, which provides opportunities for communication to non-speaking people with severe multiple developmental disorders, including autism. Translation from English by E.G.Zavarzina-Memmi

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Keywords: Rosemary Crossley, speech, Facilitated Communication, alternative communication, facilitator

Article type: announcing

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2018160208

For citation: Zavarzina-Memmi E.G. About the Book «SPEECHLESS» by Rosemary Crossley . Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018. Vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 53–55. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2018160208. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Elizaveta G. Zavarzina-Memmi, PhD in Biology, Alternative Communication Specialist, independent professional, Paris, France, e-mail: lizamemmi@gmail.com

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