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“The effectiveness of applied behavioral techniques for autism remains unproven. Year after year" | SLP Neurodiversity Collective

12/15/19 was the promised release date at the #ASHA19 Town Hall, but here we are, still awaiting the BCS-ASD Committee’s release of CCC-SLP list of “competencies.” These are the competencies the BCBA-heavy committee will require in order for CCC-SLPs to become an “Autism Certified Specialist.” #SLPs #speechlanguagepathologists #SLPeeps In the meantime, let’s remember that:“The Department of Defense reported to Congress […]

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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 […]

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An open letter to the board creating the special Autism certification for SLPs – Apparently in Deep Contemplation

According to a recent announcement made by ASHA, Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) will soon be able to become Board Certified Specialists in Autism Spectrum Disorders (BCS-ASD) if they “have completed training related to the implementation and supervision of evidence-based intervention programs in a variety of areas including social communication skills, speech, language, and behavioral programs.” The reason for this […]

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Urgent Action Needed | there is now a last-minute push to oppose the bill from the ABA advocates in California | SLP Neurodiversity Collective

Close             SLP Neurodiversity Collective     URGENT ACTION NEEDED – ABA: U.S. families are regularly denied insurance coverage for physician-prescribed, evidence-based therapy due to the widespread fabrication that there is only one scientifically proven approach to speech and language therapy – ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis). A PENDING CALIFORNIA BILL […]