Tag: applied behavioral analysis

  • Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? | Part 2 Of A Series

    Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? | Part 2 Of A Series

    [Content Warning: Autistic history is very triggering. Please take caution this piece includes ableism, stigma, eugenics, homophobia, abuse, and more.] Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? INVENTING AND THEN CASHING IN ON THE AUTISM EPIDEMIC SERIES | PART 2 By Eve Reiland Hollywood magic and celebrities for awareness were instrumental in bringing attention to […]

  • Autism and Childhood Vaccines Hearing Testimony: Bernard Rimland | April 6, 2000

    Autism and Childhood Vaccines Hearing Testimony: Bernard Rimland | April 6, 2000

    See testimony here >> Read full testimony here >> STATEMENTS OF BERNARD RIMLAND, Ph.D., AUTISM RESEARCH INSTITUTE, SAN DIEGO, CA; DR. MICHAEL J. GOLDBERG, DIRECTOR, NIDS MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD, TARZANA, CA; DR. MARY N. MEGSON, PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT ABILITIES CENTER, RICHMOND, VA; DR. JOHN E. UPLEDGER, THE UPLEDGER INSTITUTE, CLEARWATER, FL; CATHY L. PRATT, INDIANA […]

  • Pete Wright to Speak at National Autism Rally | April 8, 2000 #AutisticHistory

    Pete Wright to Speak at National Autism Rally | April 8, 2000 #AutisticHistory

    Pete Wright to Speak at National Autism Rally WHAT? Rally for National Autism Awareness  WHEN? Saturday, April 8, 2000, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (rain or shine) WHERE? Washington D.C., on the Mall between 3rd and 4th Streets (details follow). WHY? To increase knowledge and awareness of autism; improve educational and treatment methods; secure additional […]

  • Autism’s New Face | March 26, 2000 #AutisticHistory

    Autism’s New Face | March 26, 2000 #AutisticHistory

    Autism’s New FaceIncreasing Numbers Of Children Suffer Mild and Treatable Symptoms of Disorder By David BrownWashington Post Staff WriterSunday, March 26, 2000; Page A01  Westin Beveridge, age 5, holds a pencil as if he were training to be a Japanese calligrapher. His fingertips are arrayed along the shaft, which stands nearly vertical. The letters he […]

  • The autistic community is having a reckoning with ABA therapy & More | May 2022

    The autistic community is having a reckoning with ABA therapy & More | May 2022

    Autistic and Non-autistic voices are included in this compilation. The autistic community is having a reckoning with ABA therapy. We should listen BY ARIANA CERNIUS Private equity has shown initiative in its jump into autism services in recent years–a move that acknowledges the support autistic individuals and their families need. In 2018, Blackstone acquired the Center for Autism and […]

  • Access To The ER – A Basic Missing in Autistic Healthcare

    Access To The ER – A Basic Missing in Autistic Healthcare

    By Eve Reiland On the first day of Autism Awareness month this year, I got eight hours of emergency room sensory hell. It astounds me every April the amount of blue being shined in the name of ’autism awareness,’ and the kudos given to ‘sensory friendly’ spaces being promoted by autism organizations in partnership with […]

  • ‘Autism Parents’ Involved In Crisis Intervention Training: Stop Harming Autistics With Your Misinformed Advocacy

    ‘Autism Parents’ Involved In Crisis Intervention Training: Stop Harming Autistics With Your Misinformed Advocacy

    If you’re an ’Autism Parent’ speaking to law enforcement and first responders in Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) about Autistics and you talk about Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) – you have failed all Autistics, including your child, and increased our likelihood of harm and death in these situations. Stop it. If you are any person working […]