Prisoners Of Silence

  • Why does facilitated communication and other pseudo-scientific approaches still get utilized even though they have been disproved?
  • Provide a throughout description on the background of FC (e.g., where it started, who brought it to the US, etc).
  • How would you approach a situation where someone suggested FC as a treatment? What would you do?
  • What harm has come from the use of this “treatment?”
  • How was FC debunked?
  • Although FC was publicly disproved it has reemerged. What are some other names FC has been called and why is that problematic?