ABA

Dissolving the Behavioral-Tech-Industrial Complex

The accelerating convergence of technology, behaviorism, and private equity is destructive to life, liberation and freedom of movement.

Autistic Life, Trauma, and Disability

Autistic people are anthropologists by birth in a very literal sense. Trauma and autistic lived experience in Western industrialised societies are very hard to separate.

A young child sits in a therapy session for aba looking sad

The Strategies of ABA – What Parents Should Know Before Making a Decision

Knowing the Strategies of ABA helps to shed light on what the practice does to children in their most formative developmental years.

ABA for Creating Masking Black Autistics

Cheyenne Thornton explores the common argument in behaviorism that ABA is appropriate for Black autistics because they need to be able to mask to avoid police violence.

a creepy therapist is coercing a child's hand to touch an object. the child looks at her with a sense of existential dread, shame, and something akin to giving up on life.

Does ABA Work? We’re Asking the Wrong Question.

Part One: We’re asking the wrong questions as parents of autistic children. Instead of asking if ABA works, we should be asking what are the consequences.

Child in dark doorway arouses fear like an ABA horror story

ABA Horror Stories Are Far Too Common

Many autistic children who receive ABA therapy are nonspeakers. As these children age, they gain access to better communication tools. And when they do, these autistics often report horror stories from ABA therapy.

Reclaiming the essence of humanity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) education beyond wishful thinking: The antidote to xenophobia is genuine appreciation of diversity and interdependence.

Autism: It’s not OUGHTism

As soon as a parent is aware that their child is autistic, they often ask, “What therapies does my child need?” Terra Vance walks readers through what to prioritize.

A letter to Authority

Due to the implications and the mental labor required to mask ourselves and mirror your demands, our existence is incompatible with all forms of you that attempt to control our autistic neurotype.

Dissolving the Behavioral-Tech-Industrial Complex

The accelerating convergence of technology, behaviorism, and private equity is destructive to life, liberation and freedom of movement.

Autistic Life, Trauma, and Disability

Autistic people are anthropologists by birth in a very literal sense. Trauma and autistic lived experience in Western industrialised societies are very hard to separate.

Child in dark doorway arouses fear like an ABA horror story

ABA Horror Stories Are Far Too Common

Many autistic children who receive ABA therapy are nonspeakers. As these children age, they gain access to better communication tools. And when they do, these autistics often report horror stories from ABA therapy.

Reclaiming the essence of humanity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) education beyond wishful thinking: The antidote to xenophobia is genuine appreciation of diversity and interdependence.

Autism: It’s not OUGHTism

As soon as a parent is aware that their child is autistic, they often ask, “What therapies does my child need?” Terra Vance walks readers through what to prioritize.

A letter to Authority

Due to the implications and the mental labor required to mask ourselves and mirror your demands, our existence is incompatible with all forms of you that attempt to control our autistic neurotype.

Dissolving the Behavioral-Tech-Industrial Complex

The accelerating convergence of technology, behaviorism, and private equity is destructive to life, liberation and freedom of movement.

Autistic Life, Trauma, and Disability

Autistic people are anthropologists by birth in a very literal sense. Trauma and autistic lived experience in Western industrialised societies are very hard to separate.

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