I was interviewed by Spectrum News about ABA. What I said in interviews is not the message I was hoping would be printed. Here’s what I actually said.
As I have been pointing out for the last few years, the commodification of neurodiversity and the exploitation of autistic people is in full swing. Corporate “Neurodiversity @ Work” and “Autism @ Work” initiatives are largely scams to procure domesticated corporate workers that can’t afford to ask uncomfortable questions about the purpose of the organisation. […]
Dog trainer Carol Millman is back with another article looking at the archaic science of behaviorism and why it should have been retired long ago.
Star Ford explains the space between behavior expectations as the Joyful Middle and teaches parents how to find and stay in that space with their children.
Autistic people are often cited as the reason autistics are unemployed or underemployed. This could not be further from the truth.
The pandemic lockdown gave nonspeaking teen Trevor a dose of what will be like after high school. He explores the difference in what life will be like for him compared to other young adults his age.
They mention creating a “coaching process” using artificial intelligence, as if autistic people haven’t been “coached” enough into neurotypicality. Unfortunately, our entire lives are made up of neurotypical “coaching.” We often in fact, receive too much coaching in how to act or generally exist among other people.
Our voices have been heard, and there has been progress! This hopeful battle won is a fresh wind in the sails as we enter the home stretch of the fight to stop the deportation of Osime Brown.
Autistic Masking is not a simple social fake. Prolonged masking has serious mental health implications for autistics; level up your knowledge so can learn to embrace your autistic loved one as their authentic self.
October 2 is International Wrongful Conviction Day. To demand justice for Philando Castile and Breonna Taylor, we can start with freeing Champ Turner.