Facilitated communication: A cautionary tale
Allegations of brutal sexual abuse
Controlled studies suggested words came solely from the minds of the facilitators
Much like a Ouija board
It is still difficult for proper research findings to get into the mainstream
Dangers of Pseudoscience applied to FC
They could have been learning something that was actually beneficial to them
The families were drastically affected by false accusations
Made other facilitators feel bad
Hinder our ability to think critically?
Why we need research designs
Why do we have to learn about this?