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what is Applied Behavior Analysis, and why is it so terrible? – Stop ABA, Support Autistics

Ink and Daggers    Applied Behavior Analysis is considered the “gold standard” of care for autistic people in the United States and many other countries globally, but many people feel that ABA is abusive and harmful. Based on theories of operant conditioning and radical behaviorism, ABA techniques are aimed at changing behaviors through reward and […]

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The Great Big ABA Opposition Resource List – Stop ABA, Support Autistics

Prompted by an anonymous question submitted to Ask an Autistic / sounds like you should ask an autistic, but ok on Facebook, I’ve put together a list of countless articles explaining why ABA is so harmful. Some of them are from here on this site, but many of them are from elsewhere. This post will […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa December 28, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comTue, Dec 28, 2010, 8:29 PM News 10 new results for autism Court allows sex change for autistic teenNinemsnBy ninemsn staff A 16-year-old boy suffering from autism has been granted permission to begin sex change treatments, provided he has his sperm frozen in …See all stories on this […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa September 2, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comThu, Sep 2, 2010, 9:29 PM News 10 new results for autism If baby doesn’t like to gaze at faces, it could be an early sign of autismLos Angeles TimesInfants who don’t exhibit this fondness for human faces, researchers say, may be exhibiting one of the first signs […]

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Archived | FEAT-FMC Newsletter Message | Circa January 25, 2010

FEAT-FMC Newsletter Messagenewsletterx FEAT-FMC Newsletter info@feat-fmc.org via domain.softcom.netMon, Jan 25, 2010, 3:16 PMto me FAMILIES FOR EFFECTIVE AUTISM TREATMENTFRESNO/MADERA COUNTY — Autism — Autism — Autism — Autism — Autism — 1970 one-in-10,000 * 2000 one-in-166 * 2010 one-in-110These are the numbers of children born who will contract Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Does this look […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa July 26, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJul 26, 2009, 9:30 PM Google News Alert for: autism The AutiSM StoryManila Bulletin – PhilippinesRuiz was referring to a painful incident that happened in July 2004 to a 17-year old boy with autism who got lost in SM Megamall. …See all stories on this topic Mayo Clinic […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa February 25, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFeb 25, 2009, 12:10 AM Google News Alert for: autism Insurance coverage for autism treatments soughtLos Angeles Times – CA,USABy Lisa Girion Patient advocates called on state regulators Tuesday to force health insurers to cover certain autism treatments. Consumer Watchdog in Santa …See all stories on this topic […]