Rapid Prompting Method (RPM)
Rapid Prompting Method (RPM) was developed by Soma Mukhopadhyay to instruct her son Tito who is now a published writer and poet, in spite of his severe autism. Soma and Tito have been featured on 60 Minutes II, Good Morning America, Scientific American, the New York Times, National Geographic and numerous other media.
Official RPM website: www.Halo-Soma.org
Books by Soma Mukhopadhyay
Understanding Autism Through Rapid Prompting Method
Curriculum Guide Using Rapid Prompting Method: With Lesson Plan Suggestions
Developing Communication for Autism Using Rapid Prompting Method: Guide For Effective Language
Books by Tito Mukhopadhyay
The Mind Tree
How Can I Talk if My Lips Don't Move?
The Gold and the Sunbeams: and Other Stories
I'm Not a Poet But I Write Poetry: Poems From My Autistic Mind
Beyond the Silence: My Life, the World, and Autism
Other Books Written by Autistic People who use RPM or similar communication method
Ido in Autismland by Ido Kedar
I Am in Here: The Journey of a Child with Autism who Cannot Speak but Finds Her Voice by Elizabeth Bonker and Virginia Breen
Danson: The Extraordinary Discovery of an Autistic Child's Innermost Thoughts and Feelings by Michele Pierce Burns and Danson Mandela Wambua
Carly's Voice: Breaking Through Autism by Arthur Fleischmann
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a 13 Year Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida
A Mother's Courage
Wretches and Jabberers
Ideas for Curriculum
Steck-Vaughn Curriculum (I have used the Focus on Science which has been very useful)
Core Knowledge Series (What Your ___Grader Needs to Know) by E.D. Hirsch Jr.
Brain Pop App for iPad- great 2-5 minute videos on a wide range of academic topics with multiple choice quizzes
Facebook RPM Support Group- Unlocking Voices- Using RPM
**RPMers- please add your own resources, ideas, and suggestions in the comments below and I will update as needed.