Comments and a personal reflection on the persistence of facilitated communication

  title={Comments and a personal reflection on the persistence of facilitated communication},
  author={Pat Mirenda},
  journal={Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention},
  pages={102 - 110}
  • P. Mirenda
  • Published 3 April 2014
  • Psychology
  • Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention
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