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 …

Autism Speaks | Congress Hears Of Global Challenges, Advances In Autism | July 24, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Congress Hears Of Global Challenges, Advances In Autism July 24, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2014) -- A House subcommittee heard expert testimony yesterday on the global challenges and advances occurring with autism research and services, with a special focus on the needs of individuals transitioning into adulthood. Michael Rosanoff, Autism Speaks' associate director of public health …

Autism Speaks | Boeing Hit With Class Action Suit Over ABA Denials | April 18, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #AutisticHealthcare

Boeing Hit With Class Action Suit Over ABA Denials April 18, 2014 (APRIL 20, 2014) -- Aerospace giant Boeing has been hit with a complaint in federal court by its Washington state employees who claim the company's denial of insurance coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA) for their children with autism violates the federal Mental Health Parity Act. Filed by two families …

Autism Speaks | Federal Judge Issues Key Ruling on Mental Health Parity | June 12, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Federal Judge Issues Key Ruling on Mental Health Parity June 12, 2012 NEW YORK, NY (June 12, 2012) – – Autism Speaks hailed a federal court ruling that a Washington health plan’s refusal to cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), speech, occupational, physical and other neurodevelopmental therapies after age six violated the state’s Mental Health Parity Act. …

New research sheds light on why suicide is more common in autistic people | Jane Icke | Circa August 21, 2018

People who hide their autism by 'camouflaging' to try to fit into society, or who don't receive correct support are at higher risk of suicide, according to new research. Researchers from the University of Nottingham's School of Psychology and the Universities of Coventry and Cambridge worked closely with a group of autistic people who had …

New Zealand mental health crisis as Covid stretches a struggling system

Health workers and older people among those bearing brunt of added pressure brought by coronavirus New Zealanders are experiencing more depression and anxiety since the coronavirus lockdown, doctors say, despite the country leading the world in its battle against the pandemic. New Zealand has been lauded for its effective management of the virus, with most …

A Law Aims To Improve Mental Health Services At Colleges, But There’s No Money to Make It Happen

A law passed last year aimed at boosting mental health services and awareness at Illinois’ public universities and community colleges still hasn’t received any of the funding schools say they need to bring the law to life. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, mental health advocates say the money is crucial to helping colleges address gaps …