Being unpredictable, inconsistent, and uncommunicative can cause a child a lifetime of writing about managing the unpredictable emotions of everyone around them. Here's how to avoid that for children in your charge.
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.
However, an unforeseen side effect of the IDEA’s deficit-oriented focus upon disability has created a dilemma for parents of autistic children and has fostered a problem-oriented societal approach to autistic people in general.