A re-blog – Motor Control in Autism

I have long said that children who remain non-verbal or minimally verbal after the age of 5 struggle with verbal communication not because of a social or language deficit, but because of a motor deficit.  They want to speak, but their motor system does not allow them to.

Take the time to read this blog by a young man named Ido who is nonvebal, but has learned to type on an iPad.  His description of how his body works is profound.  I will be purchasing his book very soon.

Thanks Ido for this insight.

Motor Difficulties in Severe Autism

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