Lucy Blackman (born 1972 in Melbourne, Australia) is a user of the scientifically discredited technique of facilitated communication. She is first functionally non-verbal person with autism in Australia to become credited as a published author.
Blackman used facilitated communication in Melbourne's DEAL communication centre, run by Rosemary Crossley, beginning at the age of 14. She has received a BA (Hons) in Literary Studies at Deakin University in Geelong, and subsequently an MA.
Blackman was credited as the author of a chapter in the book Autism and the Myth of the Person Alone.
- Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures by Lucy Blackman. Foreword & Afterword by Tony Attwood (Jessica Kingsley, 2001) ISBN 978-1-84310-042-3, also published with the title Lucy's Story: Theoretical and Research Studies Into the Experience of Remediable and Enduring Cognitive Losses by the University of British Columbia Press ISBN 1-84310-042-8.
- Review by Christi Kasa-Hendrickson in Facilitated Communication Digest, The newsletter of the Facilitated Communication Institute vol.9, no.1, 2001 Syracuse University
- "Reflections on Language" by Lucy Blackman, pp. 146–167 in Autism and the Myth of the Person Alone ed. by Douglas Biklen. New York University Press, (2005) ISBN 0-8147-9928-0