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Annotated Communication Resource Guide - Advocacy

  • Wretches and Jabberers Website – Film: directed by Gerardine Wurzburg – Wretches & Jabberers is a film about two men with autism from Vermont, Larry Bissonnette and Tracy Thresher, who embark on a global quest to change prevailing attitudes about disability and intelligence. The website includes Larry and Tracy’s blogs.
  • Alternatively Speaking – An international, consumer-written and consumer-edited publication in the field of augmentative and alternative communication organized in categories for easy reference to areas of interest.
  • I am in Here Website – Film: written by Mark Utter, co-directed by Emily Anderson and Jim Heltz – Mark Utter’s autism keeps him from speaking his thoughts. I am in Here: A View of My Daily Life with Good Suggestions for my Intelligent Mind is a day-in-the-life movie that uses humor to highlight the contrast between people's perceptions of Mark and the intelligent man trapped inside.