Typed Words, Loud Voices
June 9th, 2015, Autonomous Press, eds. Amy Sequenzia and Elizabeth J. Grace. Foreword by Melanie Yergeau. Available in paperback and digital format.
"The Song of Life Unfolding" by Sparrow Rose Jones, appears on pp. 119-24 of this anthology.
Typed Words, Loud Voices is written by a coalition of writers who type to talk and believe it is neither logical nor fair that some people should be expected to prove themselves every time they have something to say. Read our arguments and hear us. Help us change the world.
"The Song of Life Unfolding" is an essay about life as an Autistic person who can speak sometimes but not all the time. It discusses the struggles of having intermittent needs taken seriously and accommodated with dignity.
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