Oy, therapy for children with developmental disabilities. We could get into quite a discussion couldn’t we? How well it’s done or not done, how it should be done, what age to start therapy, how often and for how long. Lots of shoulds and should nots aren’t there? When you begin on the road of Autism…Read More
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“scream rooms” and shock therapy being used on Autistic children: Do you know what your school’s doing?
What equates a torture device? Something that makes someone go crazy? I’ve come upon two organizations in the last few months who use torture to get what they want (and really in the end they aren’t getting what they want). You may think this doesn’t happen any more, it’s 2014 for goodness sake. Well, that’s…Read More
is changing Autism acceptable?
Last week in the post, Are Autism Behaviors Annoying, I mentioned a conversation which took place between me and a family member about Autism. You can read that post to see where this relative, Joan, was coming from. Joan continued from the “…annoying,” comment to telling me about an acquaintance they recently ran into. This…Read More
my thoughts on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) – Autism
*The opinions expressed in this post are solely mine and based on our experience. When the words “Your child has Autism” are spoken, most parents begin searching for ways to help their child. The psychologist offers advice, doctors suggest medication and therapy, friends refer to characters in movies or geniuses, other Autism parents recommend solutions…Read More