Philip Reyes, age 12, is a proud Autistic who types to communicate. Living in silence until age 9, Philip had his breakthrough in communication by learning to spell his thoughts on a letterboard through Rapid Prompting Method (RPM). Since then he has been able to attend public school where he is partially mainstreamed. He also participates in Christian Service Brigade (a scouting group) and soccer. He has many friends. Philip is an aspiring writer and has his own blog Faith, Hope, and Love with Autism in which he shares his experiences and advocates for others like himself.