Applied Behavioral Analysis | The Myth Behind The $2 Billion A Year ABA Market | #NotAnAutisticAlly

Applied Behavioral Analysis: The Myth Of ABA ABA: $2 Billion A Year Market ABA is a myth originally sold to parents that it would keep their Autistic child out of an institution, or recover them to be indistinguishable from typical children by elementary school. Applied Behavioral Analysis: The Myth Of ABA ABA: $2 Billion A …

#KindnesCounts? This April, Make Your Donation Actually Count For Autistic People | Eve Reiland

So Autism Speaks is using a year of #KindnessCounts while co-opting Autistic Culture and another movement for their marketing rebrand (not change in A$ mission or treatment of Autistic people, but just their marketing ... just the PR ... mmmkay?). They're pushing ABA hard (always have especially with getting legislation in place for insurance companies to cover …

ABA therapists are at it again – S M – Medium

As I blogged about here, advocates for Applied Behaviour Analysis like to claim that their field has reformed, leaving its abusive history (and Lovaas) behind. It seems they like BF Skinner, master manipulator of rats and pigeons, instead now. For more on this, see my last article, or this fantastic article here . As much as I’d really …

THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: Why I Hate ABA: A Personal Opinion

ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) as a discipline, requires autistic children to appear as if they are typical children. It doesn't matter how kind and well meaning the teacher, whether they are autistic or not, a loving parent or not—the outcome is that the "successful" autistic child ceases the behaviour that defines them as autistic. They …

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 …