Ask an Autistic #5 – What is ABA?

Ask an Autistic #5 – What is ABA?

ABA stands for Applied Behavioral Analysis. Currently, it is the go-to method for “treating” Autism, and is strongly encouraged from a very young age to teach Autistic children socially acceptable behaviors, and to help parents to stop or prevent behaviors that they don’t particularly enjoy. The idea behind Behavioral Analysis is to, um, take your…

The Celebration of Autism – Richmond Autism Resource Fair 2015

The Celebration of Autism – Richmond Autism Resource Fair 2015

[A woman’s voice over microphone, off screen] And now I’d like to introduce Denise Abegg, who is going to introduce our keynote. [Applause] Hello everyone, thanks for joining us. So I have the pleasure of introducing Amythest today. She is a multiply disabled Autistic advocate. Amythest was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age…