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When your child with autism can't speak, how do you communicate?

May 27th, 2015

Episode 501 of 1517 episodes

Around half of all people on the autistic spectrum are described as 'non-verbal' or 'minimally-verbal'. With early intervention and therapy most will develop verbal skills, but a small percentage will never speak. How do these children access the world and how does the world access them?

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