Proud Moments ABA recognized with Two-Year BHCOE Accreditation | August 5, 2021 #BanABA #BanConversionTherapy

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[Note: Shared for #AutisticHistory archive purposes. This is NOT An Autistic Ally.]

Proud Moments ABA recognized with Two-Year BHCOE Accreditation

Continued high quality care for autistic children is the utmost priority at Proud Moments ABA

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) has recognized Proud Moments with a 2-Year Accreditation, acknowledging the organization as a behavioral health provider dedicated to providing the gold standard of care in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) is an international accrediting body created to meet accreditation needs specific to the delivery of behavior analysis. BHCOE Accreditation is a certification given to an applied behavior analysis organization once it has demonstrated it has met and continues to meet an assortment of standards as determined by an independent third-party evaluator. These standards are in the areas of clinical quality, staff qualifications, and consumer satisfaction, and are measured by a thorough assessment process including document reviews, on-site visits, parent and family surveys, and data reviews.  

Earning BHCOE Accreditation demonstrates Proud Moments follows rigorous evaluation procedures and criteria to assess the quality of ABA service delivery and commitment to self-improvement.

“We are extremely proud of this accreditation and are grateful for our ongoing partnership with BHCOE to continue to raise our standards for quality of care in ABA,” said Chanie Rubin, Co-Founder and Chief Quality Officer of Proud Moments. “As we continue to grow, these standards are the guiding principle for our teams on the ground as they continue to expand care to more children and families across the country,” added Patricia Buiocchi, Chief Operating Officer of Proud Moments.  

About BHCOE Accreditation

BHCOE is an organization within the autism field that is leading the creation and adoption of performance-based standards for providers of ABA services. ABA is the gold standard of treatment for people with autism and related developmental disabilities.

BHCOE accreditation offers a third-party measurement system that differentiates top services providers from exceptional services providers. BHCOE criterion features standards that subject-matter experts developed to measure state-of-the-art behavioral health services. For more information, visit

About Proud Moments ABA  

Proud Moments ABA is a Behavioral Health organization that provides services to individuals diagnosed with autism from birth to age 21. The organization provides medically necessary services utilizing behavior-analytic approaches ensuring that each client receives the Proud Moments gold standard of care. The highly qualified Board-Certified Behavior Analysts and Licensed Behavior Analysts at Proud Moments possess years of experience and knowledge of research-based techniques, utilizing their extensive skills to improve social, behavioral and adaptive skills with individually tailored programs of therapy.  

Proud Moments ABA currently operates across fourteen (14) states and growing: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, New Mexico, Michigan, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Nevada and Colorado.

Media Contact:  
Abby Kushner, Executive Vice President Marketing & Communications 
Proud Moments ABA 
T: (718) 215-5311 

SOURCE Proud Moments ABA


Autistic people have fought the inclusion of ABA in therapy for us since before Autism Speaks, and other non-Autistic-led autism organizations, started lobbying legislation to get it covered by insurances and Medicaid. 

ABA is a myth originally sold to parents that it would keep their Autistic child out of an institution. Today, parents are told that with early intervention therapy their child will either be less Autistic or no longer Autistic by elementary school, and can be mainstreamed in typical education classes. ABA is very expensive to pay out of pocket. Essentially, Autism Speaks has justified the big price tag up front will offset the overall burden on resources for an Autistic’s lifetime. The recommendation for this therapy is 40 hours a week for children and toddlers.

The original study that showed the success rate of ABA to be at 50% has never been replicated. In fact, the study of ABA by United States Department of Defense was denounced as a failure. Not just once, but multiple times. Simply stated: ABA doesn’t workIn study after repeated study: ABA (conversion therapy) doesn’t work. 

What more recent studies do show: Autistics who experienced ABA therapy are at high risk to develop PTSD and other lifelong trauma-related conditions. Historically, the autism organizations promoting ABA as a cure or solution have silenced Autistic advocates’ opposition. ABA is also known as gay conversion therapy.

The ‘cure’ for Autistics not born yet is the prevention of birth. 

The ‘cure’ is a choice to terminate a pregnancy based on ‘autism risk.’ The cure is abortion. This is the same ‘cure’ society has for Down Syndrome. 

This is eugenics 2021. Instead of killing Autistics and disabled children in gas chambers or ‘mercy killings’ like in Aktion T4, it’ll happen at the doctor’s office, quietly, one Autistic baby at a time. Different approaches yes, but still eugenics and the extinction of an entire minority group of people.

Fact: You can’t cure Autistics from being Autistic.

Fact: You can’t recover an Autistic from being Autistic.

Fact: You can groom an Autistic to mask and hide their traits. Somewhat. … however, this comes at the expense of the Autistic child, promotes Autistic Burnout (this should not be confused with typical burnout, Autistic Burnout can kill Autistics), and places the Autistic child at high risk for PTSD and other lifelong trauma-related conditions.

[Note: Autism is NOT a disease, but a neurodevelopmental difference and disability.]

Fact: Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism.

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