Facilitated Communication and Autism Ranking: Mildly Hazardous Limited negative evidence

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A facilitator can be a teacher or other professional, a family member or a friend.


There are no formal, accredited qualifications for people who act as the facilitators.

However the Institute on Communication and Inclusion at Syracuse University in New York does publish a document called Best Practice in Communication Support. This is designed to set out best practice in the use of facilitated communication.

31 Oct 2017
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