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Matching a Thinking System to a Student

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Sue Rubin explains how, lacking a way of communication as a child, she was assumed to have intellectual disability. All this changed when Rubin, who has autism, was introduced to facilitated communication. Facilitated communication has offered the her the opportunity to develop thinking patterns, resulting in her gaining skills and enjoying a fulfilling life. She attributes her academic and social achievements to having a communication system that meets her needs. Keywords: Education, Individualisation

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Author
Rubin, S
Source
TASH Connections, Vol. 28 No. 5
Publisher
TASH
Publication Date
1 January 1970
Category
Person with disability
Keywords
Education, Individualisation
Origin
United States

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