Take Action | Contact Pennsylvania Representatives and tell them to vote NO on an ABA bill, HB1900!!In the Loop About Neurodiversity 

In the Loop About Neurodiversity 11 hrs ·  CTA: Contact Pennsylvania Representatives and tell them to vote NO on an ABA bill, HB1900!! An ABA bill, HB1900, was introduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives last month. If passed, it will provide state licensure to ABA therapists in Pennsylvania as well as establish the Behavioral Analysist …

THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: Why I Hate ABA: A Personal Opinion

ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) as a discipline, requires autistic children to appear as if they are typical children. It doesn't matter how kind and well meaning the teacher, whether they are autistic or not, a loving parent or not—the outcome is that the "successful" autistic child ceases the behaviour that defines them as autistic. They …

Becoming an ABA Registered Behavior Technician Before Knowing I Was Autistic: Part 1 – Restraint Training | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

Before finding out she was autistic, one woman took a job as a registered behavior technician to provide ABA therapy to autistic kids. This is how training went. Source: Becoming an ABA Registered Behavior Technician Before Knowing I Was Autistic: Part 1 – Restraint Training | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Autism Society of America

Autism Society of America was established in 1986 by Bernard Rimland, Ivar Lovaas, Ruth Sullivan and a small group of parents of autistic children. Two of those names should sound familar. Bernard Rimland was the creator of the DAN protocol and Ivar Lovaas was the creator of ABA and Conversion Therapy. That should say enough about the organization. Source: Fierce …

No ABA Mandate for SLP Autism Board Certification! | Take Action! Petition

SLP Neurodiversity Collective started this petition to American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)  A recent announcement made by ASHA, (American Speech & Hearing Association) states that Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) will soon be able to obtain Board Certified Specialist in Autism Spectrum Disorders (BCS-ASD) if we “have completed training related to the implementation and supervision of evidence-based intervention programs in a variety of …

Urgent Action Needed | there is now a last-minute push to oppose the bill from the ABA advocates in California | SLP Neurodiversity Collective

Close             SLP Neurodiversity Collective     URGENT ACTION NEEDED - ABA: U.S. families are regularly denied insurance coverage for physician-prescribed, evidence-based therapy due to the widespread fabrication that there is only one scientifically proven approach to speech and language therapy - ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis). A PENDING CALIFORNIA BILL …