Autism POVs: What does it mean to be nonverbal?
In this episode we’ll talk about our understanding of nonverbal people with autism. Through research, we know that about 30 percent of people with autism are nonverbal or non-speaking. But the term “nonverbal” can mean something different for each person.
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