Books and web sites on FC
Books on Facilitated Communications:
||L.M. Hamilton, "Facing Autism: Giving parents reasons for hope and
guidance for help," Waterbrook Press, 2000, Read
reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store
"...A must-read guidebook for parents of autistic children."
Bernard Rimland, PhD., director, Autism Research Institute. This book comes
very highly recommended by Amazon.com's volunteer reviewers. It deals with
the broad topic of autism, but has a few pages giving a generally skeptical
view on FC.
||Douglas Biklen, "Communication Unbound : How Facilitated Communication Is Challenging Traditional Views of
Autism and Ability/Disability," Teachers College Press, (1993). Read
reviews or order this book. Dr. Biklen is perhaps the most important
promoter of FC in North America.
||Diane Twachtman-Cullen, "A Passion to Believe : Autism and the Facilitated
Communication Phenomenon," Westview Press, (1998). Read
reviews or order this book. A skeptical review. The author "argues
that the highly controversial technique... has socio-political overtones and
that the results create false hope in families, or lead to false charges of
abuse and neglect by caregivers." Book News, Inc.®
Lists of links to websites which discuss Facilitated Communications:
Author: B.A. Robinson
Latest update: 2005-SEP-18