As an autistic person, having bodily needs not only gets on my nerves, it sometimes can cause emotional instability and meltdowns. Can you relate?
Category: School & Learning
Recess, Snacks, and Bathroom Breaks Are Not “Privileges” to Take Away From Autistic Kids Until They Perform to Your Liking
Denying an autistic child recess, snacks, and bathroom breaks is not teaching, it’s torture.
Autistic children shouldn’t be tortured, punished, and coerced into complying with unreasonable behavior plans. This is the wool hat story of ABA abuse.
“No More Stim Toys!” – What It Feels Like for an Autistic Person When You Take Away Our Sensory Aids
You should not take away stim toys from your autistic students. They are as necessary as glasses or a hearing aid.
ABA for autistic children can cause serious emotional damage. The Montessori Method may be the ideal learning alternative!
Are you thinking of ABA for your autistic child? Please read this article before you enroll them. You may never be able to undo the psychological damage this horrible “therapy” will cause.
Want to show an autistic person a shortcut to something they’re doing? Ask first! Most of us can get very confused and mixed up when trying to learn “your way” of doing things.
When an autistic person takes a “beginner” class designed for a neurotypical person, it may not be beginner enough.
Just because something is easy for you doesn’t mean it’s easy for someone else, especially if that person is on the spectrum.