Fact: An estimated 40% of people with autism are
nonspeaking – 31 million people worldwide.

Yet only a small fraction of nonspeakers have been taught
how to communicate.

Our Mission
To ensure all nonspeakers with autism
have access to communication and education.

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Meet Our Founder, Elizabeth Bonker

You may have seen Elizabeth’s Rollins College Valedictorian Commencement Address in the news or on social media when it went viral with over 4 billion impressions worldwide in May 2022.

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Communication and education are the keys to empowering non-speakers to live meaningful lives.

Elizabeth Bonker, C4A Founder & Executive Director

C4A grew out of the experiences of our executive director Elizabeth Bonker, who is affected by autism and types to communicate. A poet, lyricist, and co-author of I Am In Here, Elizabeth has been advocating for the rights of individuals with autism for more than a decade. In May 2022, Elizabeth graduated from Rollins College, and her valedictorian commencement address went viral with 4 billion media impressions worldwide, propelling her mission. Today, Elizabeth presents at major events around the world and works for systemic change for nonspeakers with autism.

Stories shape our world. Below see how Elizabeth is using diverse media—and the power of creative self-expression—to share her story, nurture awareness, and inspire action.

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At Communication 4 ALL, we are working to give all nonspeaking students with autism the communication of their choice in schools. Your gift helps us build awareness, connect families and schools with much-needed resources, and spark action. Please consider a donation to C4A today.