ABA

Behaviorism is Dead. How Do We Tell The (Autism) Parents?

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.

I am a disillusioned BCBA: Autistics are right about ABA

One BCBA can no longer be silent about what they see in their field. Jo Ram explores issues in the ABA profession that lend themselves to abuse– especially of autistic children.

Culture and Politics, or Why a Neurodiversity Paradigm is Left of Centre

The way society regards autistics is explored through a political analogy where accommodations for autistics are based on the conservative value of assimilation instead of the progressive value of a cultural mosaic.

teacher is sitting while elementary students are standing and wildly coloring. Neuroclastic

Why Autism ABA Goes Against Everything B.F. Skinner Believed In

B.F. Skinner stood against much of what constitutes modern ABA as it is used with autistic children. Find out why.

Child playing with sunflowers and not attending ABA or PBIS

Reservations about Positive Behavior Support, or PBS

PBS (or PBIS in the US) is a Trojan horse to put ABA in schools. Dr. Dinah Murray on her reservations for the PBS model.

Behave OR Be Well

In ABA, children are not given the same respect and access to care as with any other form of therapy. Their access to stimming, comfort objects, and other self-regulatory measures is blocked so the therapist can observe the child self-injurious behaviors.

But my child loves ABA and their therapists: ABA, religion, and the status quo

ABA therapy is a religious cult with science as its god and the status quo as its benchmark. I was born a heathen, and being broken into compliance was for my own good.

Autism Speaks and ABA: Same Harmful Methods, Different Coat of Paint

Autism Speaks rebranded as “new,” and a part of their new campaign rollout is teaching parents to use ABA principles on their children. What could go wrong with programming an impressionable child to comply for candy?

Spectrum Magazine Missed the Point I Wanted to Express about ABA: Here’s what I said

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.

Behaviorism is Dead. How Do We Tell The (Autism) Parents?

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.

I am a disillusioned BCBA: Autistics are right about ABA

One BCBA can no longer be silent about what they see in their field. Jo Ram explores issues in the ABA profession that lend themselves to abuse– especially of autistic children.

But my child loves ABA and their therapists: ABA, religion, and the status quo

ABA therapy is a religious cult with science as its god and the status quo as its benchmark. I was born a heathen, and being broken into compliance was for my own good.

Autism Speaks and ABA: Same Harmful Methods, Different Coat of Paint

Autism Speaks rebranded as “new,” and a part of their new campaign rollout is teaching parents to use ABA principles on their children. What could go wrong with programming an impressionable child to comply for candy?

Spectrum Magazine Missed the Point I Wanted to Express about ABA: Here’s what I said

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.

Behaviorism is Dead. How Do We Tell The (Autism) Parents?

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.

I am a disillusioned BCBA: Autistics are right about ABA

One BCBA can no longer be silent about what they see in their field. Jo Ram explores issues in the ABA profession that lend themselves to abuse– especially of autistic children.

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