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A Passion to Believe

Autism and the Facilitated Communication Phenomenon, 1st Edition

By Diane Twachtman-Cullen

Routledge

146 pages

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This book lays the foundation for the qualitative investigation into facilitated communication (FC). It addresses the contextual world of FC, and examines some of FC's most controversial issues. It takes a penetrating look at the FC culture and the forces that shape it.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- The Prologue: Setting the Stage -- Getting Down to Basics -- The Emerging Portrait of the Facilitator -- A Portrait of the Client -- The Drama Unfolds -- At All Costs: The Messages of F1-C1 -- An Unreal Reality: The Messages of F2-C2 -- By Your Hand Alone: The Messages of F3-C3 -- Getting the Message Loud and Clear -- Unsettling Reviews -- From Discordance to Disconnection -- Behind the Mystique -- If I Hadn’t Believed It, I Wouldn’t Have Seen It -- Beyond the Hype and Circumstance: The FC Culture Unveiled -- Epilogue: The Reviews Continue to Come In -- Appendix

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General