1st Edition

A Passion to Believe
Autism and the Facilitated Communication Phenomenon




ISBN 9780367015114
Published May 7, 2019 by Routledge
146 Pages

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Book Description

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

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