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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 […]

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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 […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: ABA and Gay Conversion Therapy Compared

DISCLAIMER: This blog goes into details about ABA and Gay Conversion therapy. If you are easily triggered by this, do not read. I went through ABA myself but I think its important that I complete this important post. You see if often. ABA is compared to Gay conversion therapy in the autistic community. It leaves […]

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Bernard Rimland | Circa 1928 – 2006

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to search Bernard Rimland Bernard Rimland (second from right) in front of the Autism Research Institute (ARI) Born November 15, 1928Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Died November 21, 2006 (aged 78)San Diego, California, U.S. Residence USA Citizenship American Alma mater San Diego State University (Bachelor’s)Pennsylvania State University (PhD) Known for Autism: researched causes, epidemic, the thiomersal theory, and biomedicaltreatment. Scientific career Fields Psychology Institutions […]