Revisiting “assisting” vs. teaching after WHYY TV drinks the Kool-Aid

A recent segment on Philadelphia’s local public TV station, WHYY TV, uncritically embraces a form of facilitated communication known either as Rapid Prompting Method or Spelling to Communicate. The story was also posted on WHYY’s YouTube channel, and you can watch it there. Facilitated communication is an extreme form of “assistance” in which the facilitator, […]

Revisiting “assisting” vs. teaching after WHYY TV drinks the Kool-Aid — Catherine & Katharine

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