Foundations for Divergent Minds: Year End & Future Goals & More | December 31, 2021

Foundations for Divergent Minds Foundations for Divergent Minds: Year End & Future Goals The end of a calendar year seems to bring about reflection of the preceding year’s events and hope for what can be accomplished in the coming year. As an organization, the Foundations for Divergent Minds (FDM) team is utilizing this time to …

2020 was not a good year for ABA: A research review | Anne Borden King via Autistics for Autistics, Canada | December 6, 2020 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Anne Borden King of A4A 2020 was not a good year for ABA: A research review by Anne Borden King Autistics for Autistics, Canada This paper looks at recent research reviews of ABA, outlining 4 themes. Research and retrospective reviews of ABA research show no evidence of benefit for ABA.Conflicts of interest are pervasive in …

Archive | Autistics For Autistics Ontario (A4A) | #AutisticHistory #ActuallyAutistic

A4A: https://www.facebook.com/a4aontario Autistic Self Advocacy in Ontario Autistics for Autistics Ontario (A4A) is a collective of autistic adults advocating for reform to autism funding and services, provincially and federally. We are self-advocates,  meaning that neither our parents nor service providers advocate “for” us. We are proudly autistic, united on the issues that impact our community. …

Autistic & Ally Voices: From “Profound Autism” Category Is Segregation To The Evidence, Ethics & Effectiveness of Autism Interventions | January 3, 2022

Creating a "Profound Autism" Category Is Segregation, Not Progress by Shannon Rosa TPGA twitter.com/shannonrosa All parents of autistic children struggle to give our children the lives they deserve, but we struggle in different ways because our children’s support needs vary so widely. I understand this complexity at a deeply personal level, as my autistic son …

Video | EDS: My Diagnosis Journey with Annie Elainey | January 2017

https://youtu.be/ot1HFF7QWbQ Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: My Diagnosis Journey Annie Elainey I started my diagnosis journey at 23 and finally got answers when I was 26; almost three full years of being in and out of doctors and test after test, appointment after appointment. For many people, this process can take even longer, for similar reasons to mine …