applied behavior analysis

I Was Part of the “Good ABA”

Louis Stay wanted help autistic children when he took a job as an RBT. The clinic was advertised as the modern “good ABA” that avoided the harmful practices associated with ABA’s history.

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.

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.

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.

Stop Texas ABA

Lawmakers have continued to rule in favor of ABA because of a lack of awareness about the devastating consequences of conversion therapy… until now.

The Problem with ABA

Sebastian Rubino explores the many problems with ABA therapy in this video.

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