The Washington Post: Using symbols, she calmed a nonverbal autistic boy on a plane. His dad was awestruck.

September 3, 2019

The Washington Post reports on Boston Children’s Rachel Romeo, a speech-language pathologist who recently spent a flight teaching a nonverbal child with autism to communicate with images. Romeo says the boy’s father seemed excited to learn about this new form of helping his son to communicate and she hopes the pair will continue to create symbols together, because she considers the ability to communicate to be a fundamental human right. Read more from The Washington Post.