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Treating self-injurious behaviors in autism spectrum disorder: Cogent Psychology: Vol 6, No 1

(2019). Treating self-injurious behaviors in autism spectrum disorder. Cogent Psychology: Vol. 6, No. 1, 1682766.   Abstract Self-injurious behaviors (SIBs) are “a class of behaviors, often highly repetitive and rhythmic, that result in physical harm to the individual displaying the behavior.” In the autistic population, SIBs are considered non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors, due to no apparent […]

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How much compliance is too much compliance: Is long-term ABA therapy abuse?: Cogent Psychology: Vol 6, No 1

(2019). How much compliance is too much compliance: Is long-term ABA therapy abuse? Cogent Psychology: Vol. 6, No. 1, 1641258. Source: How much compliance is too much compliance: Is long-term ABA therapy abuse?: Cogent Psychology: Vol 6, No 1 Abstract This article discusses the prevalence of ASD with specific regard to the most ubiquitous current […]

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Why We Should Stop Stim Suppression – In the Loop About Neurodiversity

Image description: Common methods of stim suppression, including “quiet hands,” and variants including “nice hands” and “safe hands,” forcing eye contact, and &#… Source: Why We Should Stop Stim Suppression – In the Loop About Neurodiversity

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“Light It Up Blue” is Bad. This is Why You Shouldn’t Buy in to the Blue or the Puzzle

“Light It Up Blue” is Bad: This is why you shouldn’t be a part of it. Source: “Light It Up Blue” is Bad. This is Why You Shouldn’t Buy in to the Blue or the Puzzle

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Autism Speaks Co-Opts Autistic Culture in Marketing Rebrand | They Call It A Kindness

Here are some tweets they sent out and responses from the Autistic Community. Screens as See On Twitter. Archiving them for Autistic History too. Autism Speaks …. Remember When?

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Hey, @AutismSpeaks, STOP Co-Opting Autistic Culture | You don’t speak for me or my Autistic kids | Eve Reiland

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Fierce Autie: Parent of a Type One Diabetic Speaking out Against Stigma

  Diabetes is a very serious medical condition that comes in two types. Type one and type 2. Type one has no known cause. It is an autoimmune disorder where the T cells attack the insulin-producing beta cells. Type 2 has several factors including genetics, lifestyle, and environment. It is usually later onset but not […]