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Leaders around me : Autobiographies of Autistics who type, point, and spell to communicate / by Edlyn Vallejo Peña

By: Vallejo Peña, Edlyn
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Independently published, 2019Description: 198 pages ; 23 cmISBN: 978-1791505950Subject(s): Across the lifespan | Communication | Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) | Communicating with people who have significant developmental disabilities | Intellectual Disability (ID) | ControversiesSummary: "Leaders Around Me: Autobiographies of Autistics who Type, Point, and Spell to Communicate is a compilation of 45 autobiographies of extraordinary individuals who use keyboards, letter boards, and communication devices. The authors demonstrate that people who experience communication differences have the potential to achieve major accomplishments under accessible, inclusive, and supportive circumstances. Each autobiographical narrative ends with reflection questions to encourage reader engagement and reflection. All autistic individuals deserve autistic leaders around them for support and mentoring."
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"Leaders Around Me: Autobiographies of Autistics who Type, Point, and Spell to Communicate is a compilation of 45 autobiographies of extraordinary individuals who use keyboards, letter boards, and communication devices. The authors demonstrate that people who experience communication differences have the potential to achieve major accomplishments under accessible, inclusive, and supportive circumstances. Each autobiographical narrative ends with reflection questions to encourage reader engagement and reflection. All autistic individuals deserve autistic leaders around them for support and mentoring."