Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 175–183 | Cite as

Brief report: Facilitated communication with adults with autism

  • Marcia Datlow Smith
  • Ronald G. Belcher
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcia Datlow Smith
    • 1
  • Ronald G. Belcher
    • 1
  1. 1.Community Services for Autistic Adults and ChildrenRockville

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