No ABA Mandate for SLP Autism Board Certification! | Take Action! Petition

SLP Neurodiversity Collective started this petition to American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)  A recent announcement made by ASHA, (American Speech & Hearing Association) states that Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) will soon be able to obtain Board Certified Specialist in Autism Spectrum Disorders (BCS-ASD) if we “have completed training related to the implementation and supervision of evidence-based intervention programs in a variety of … Continue reading No ABA Mandate for SLP Autism Board Certification! | Take Action! Petition

Does Autism Raise the Risk of PTSD? – Scientific American

The two conditions share many traits, but the connection has been largely overlooked until now   Having autism can sometimes mean enduring a litany of traumatic events, starting from a young age. And for many, those events may add up to severe and persistent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Source: Does Autism Raise the Risk of … Continue reading Does Autism Raise the Risk of PTSD? – Scientific American

Why Applied Behaviour Analysis Harms Your Autistic Child | Frank L. Ludwig

‘Autistic persons are particularly exposed to professional approaches and medical practices which are unacceptable from a human rights point of view. Such practices - justified many times as treatment or protection measures - violate their basic rights, undermine their dignity, and go against scientific evidence.’ - Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United … Continue reading Why Applied Behaviour Analysis Harms Your Autistic Child | Frank L. Ludwig

(PDF) Evidence of increased PTSD symptoms in autistics exposed to applied behavior analysis

This study examines the prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms (PTSS) in adults and children who were exposed to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) autism early childhood intervention. Using an online questionnaire to survey autistic adults and caregivers of autistic children, we collected data from 460 respondents on demographics, intervention types, and current pathological behaviors with symptom … Continue reading (PDF) Evidence of increased PTSD symptoms in autistics exposed to applied behavior analysis

(PDF) Evidence of increased PTSD symptoms in autistics exposed to applied behavior analysis

This study examines the prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms (PTSS) in adults and children who were exposed to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) autism early childhood intervention. Using an online questionnaire to survey autistic adults and caregivers of autistic children, we collected data from 460 respondents on demographics, intervention types, and current pathological behaviors with symptom … Continue reading (PDF) Evidence of increased PTSD symptoms in autistics exposed to applied behavior analysis