Autistic children shouldn’t be tortured, punished, and coerced into complying with unreasonable behavior plans. This is the wool hat story of ABA abuse.
Category: Trauma & PTSD
“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.
“Why are autistic people so rude and blunt?” We don’t mean any offense, we just call things as we see them! Discover your autistic loved one’s intentions.
I may look calm on the outside, but on the inside, I’m feeling very anxious. Learn why a blank face on an autistic person may be a sign of anxiety.
Autistic people are not behaving in a certain way to get attention from neurotypical people. We are simply being ourselves and living our lives.
Why do autistic and neurotypical people confuse each other so much when trying to interact? Because we are speaking two different social languages, and neither of them are wrong!
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.
Autistic People Don’t “Get Used to” Sensory Triggers We Are Forced to Endure, We Disassociate From Them
Does “training” an autistic person to endure sensory triggers make them easier to endure? No. It forces the autistic person to do the only thing they can to survive: Disassociate their entire lives.
“Teasing”, a bonding experience for neurotypicals that can be confusing and traumatizing for their autistic counterparts.
“I don’t know.” If you hear that answer a LOT from the autistic person in your life, you definitely need to read this post. When I was younger, especially when I was a child,...