Facilitated communication: The empirical imperative to prevent further professional malpractice

  title={Facilitated communication: The empirical imperative to prevent further professional malpractice},
  author={Mark P. Mostert},
  journal={Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention},
  pages={18 - 27}
  • M. Mostert
  • Published 1 March 2012
  • Psychology
  • Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention
Boynton (2012) recounts her discovery that facilitated communication (FC) is a completely ineffective educational intervention. Using her experience as a beginning point, I briefly outline the rise of FC, summarize previous research in the area, and present an empirical imperative as a means of debunking FC claims. Source of funding: No source of funding reported. 
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