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 …

We are not OK | By Kieran Rose: The Autistic Advocate August 10, 2018

By Kieran Rose, The Autistic Advocate and Co-Founder of The Autistic Cooperative. August 10, 2018 [Trigger warning for suicide, self harm, suicidal idealisation, depression] Society beats into me how I should be raising my son, but I don’t think my way is wrong just because it’s different. Still that pressure to seem normal is overwhelming. …