Thoughts on doing right by nonspeaking people


Anonymous said to realsocialskills:

I thought your post about kids with autism was great… but tbh I feel like a lot of autism resources ignore autistic people who are less self aware? For example, my sister, who has autism and is unaware of it + cannot speak… where…

borgcastamo said:

Objects of Reference (OOR) and audio cues work well with some children, but are less well known by the general public than symbols, PECS and signing. Eye Gaze is awesome but expensive.

realsocialskills said:

Do you know of good introductions to have Objects of Reference and audio cues work? I hadn’t heard of either before.