Facilitated Communication Training: the book

Facilitated Communication Training

Rosemary Crossley

This basic guide was published by Teachers College Press at Columbia University N.Y. in 1994.

     Introduction to Facilitated Communication Training
     How FCT started - and what it is

1.  Assessment for Facilitated Communication Training  
     Who FCT is for

2.  Facilitated Communication Training: How and When?   
     What kind of problems does FCT address?

3.    Structuring Success
      What to do when you've established communication

4.  Literacy
     The myths that surround reading and writing

5.  Do's and Dont's for Receivers of Non-Speech Communication  
     Do's and Dont's for Receivers of Non-Speech Communication

6. Getting Physical
     Posture and Upper Limb Function

7. Reducing Support
    Moving towards independence

8. Word finding Problems 
    Why people who can use a communication device still have problems communicating

9.  Assessment of People with Severe Communication Impairment 
     Testing people with SCI is difficult and calls for special strategies

10.  Who Said That? 
       Establishing the validity of particular communications

11. Who Did What and To Whom
      How to deal with allegations made through FC

12.  Case Studies 

13.  Appendices  


To Chris Borthwick, who, as ever, did all the cooking,
and to Anne McDonald, who lived through it.

On to the Introduction

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