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 …

Autistic Voices: From Mental Health And The Neurodiversity Paradigm To Autistic Burnout

Autistic & Divergent Voices http://emergentdivergence.com/2022/05/09/mental-health-and-the-neurodiversity-paradigm/ Mental health and the neurodiversity paradigm By David Gray-Hammond at Emergent Divergence When considering the landscape of mental health, we also have to consider the normalisation of stigma and the dehumanisation of those who are struggling.…. Read More >> https://thinkingautismguide.com/2022/05/son-rise-aba-and-the-problems-of-the-autism-therapy-industry.html SON-RISE, ABA, AND THE PROBLEMS OF THE AUTISM THERAPY INDUSTRY By …

Archive | Therapist Neurodiversity Collective | #AutisticDignity #DisabilityRights #BanABA

Therapist Neurodiversity Collective International: Therapy, Advocacy, Education. Established 2018 Therapist Neurodiversity Collective An international collective of licensed and/or credentialed therapists who believe that neurological differences are to be recognized and respected as any other human variation. We practice empathetic and respectful, ABA-free Therapy.  Mission Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s mission is to provide free public access to …

#BoycottSpectrum10K | Autistics & Allies Protesting Spectrum 10K Get Heard Worldwide & It’s About Damn Time | August – November 2021 | #HandsOffMyDNA #NothingAboutUsWithoutUs

Autistics and Allies protest Spectrum 10K in the UK Autistic campaigners’ anger over Spectrum 10K protest lock-out and ‘scare tactics’ By John Pring on 4th November 2021 Autistic campaigners protested for hours outside the research centre at the centre of a £3 million study that they believe could be used for the purposes of eugenics. They were forced …

As Seen On Twitter | Is It Ever Acceptable To Describe Someone As Being “On The Spectrum?” Asks Jeremy Vine & #ActuallyAutistic Respond | November 14, 2021

https://twitter.com/thejeremyvine/status/1459843931437518849?s=21 @theJeremyVine Is it ever acceptable to describe someone as being “on the spectrum” if you're not referring to a medical diagnosis? An example would be Detective Inspector Alec Hardy in Broadchurch. 3:21 AM · Nov 14, 2021 https://twitter.com/kieranrose7/status/1459877336908808202?s=21 TheAutisticAdvocate @KieranRose7 No. Not only is it stigmatising, it's using stigmatising language, misconstrued and misunderstood by …