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

Autistic & Divergent Voices Autistic and Non-autistic voices are included in this compilation. The autistic community is having a reckoning with ABA therapy. We should listen Fortune 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 …

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

Eve Reiland 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 …

From Autism Acceptance Is More Than A Buzzword To April And Accommodations | April 2022

Autistic & Divergent Voices Genetic Research & Autism ASAN April is Autism Acceptance month — and acceptance is more than a buzzword. Working toward acceptance means welcoming autistic people’s leadership on the issues that most affect our lives. Since Autism Acceptance Month began, the autistic community has made a tremendous cultural impact in terms of …

Politicians Touting Bi-partisan Support On Autism Legislation, But Fail To Mention They Don’t Have The Support Of The Autistic Community | #AutisticCivilRights #AutismPolitics

Tweet 1: Before touting bi—partisan support on the Autism Family Caregiver Act of 2022 @USRepMikeDoyle - tell me, do you have bi-community support of the “autism community” AND #ActuallyAutistic community on this bill? What have you done to ensure that? #AutisticCivilRights ? Everything I read in this bill is screaming ABA - even though it’s …

Autism Family Caregivers Act of 2022, H.R.6783 (PDF Avail.) | #AutismPolitics #BanABA

H.R.6783 - Autism Family Caregivers Act of 2022 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants for providing evidence-based caregiver skills training to caregivers of children with autism …

Parent-founded and problematic autism organizations, healthcare, education, services and supports are weaponized against Autistics | April 1, 2022

Eve Reiland Note via Eve Reiland: And so begins ‘the month’ for #ActuallyAutistic. This is a very difficult month for Autistics to endure worldwide. Parent-founded and problematic autism organizations, healthcare, education, services and supports are weaponized against Autistics. Even our families are weaponized …

The Autism Society Launches New Brand with Accessibility Standards, Created with the Autism Community | Nov. 15, 2021

New Autism Society logo The Autism Society Launches New Brand with Accessibility Standards, Created with the Autism Community November 15, 2021 09:00 ET | Source: Autism Society of America  Rockville, MD, Nov. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The …