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

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

As Seen On Facebook | Time To Recognize: Abusers Love Their Children Too | Eve Reiland

ABA apologists, Hate to break it to you all - Abusers love their children too. They don't recognize or state: I am an abuser. That's the child's experience. (or the abused persons) The Abuser does it ... for many reasons ... often for the 'good of the child.' It's a soul-wrenching realization when reality hits … Continue reading As Seen On Facebook | Time To Recognize: Abusers Love Their Children Too | Eve Reiland

Why Applied Behaviour Analysis Harms Your Autistic Child | Frank L. Ludwig

‘Autistic persons are particularly exposed to professional approaches and medical practices which are unacceptable from a human rights point of view. Such practices - justified many times as treatment or protection measures - violate their basic rights, undermine their dignity, and go against scientific evidence.’ - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United … Continue reading Why Applied Behaviour Analysis Harms Your Autistic Child | Frank L. Ludwig