Today we have presented our submission to the government’s Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. https://youtu.be/8qBziaBT53I From today will will start counting the days until all forms of conversion therapies are banned in Aote...
Media release: 7 September 2021 Include all conversion therapies in legislative ban, says autistic community Although the government’s Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill is welcome progress, it should be extended to ban all convers...
I became an RBT because I saw a real opportunity to help people. A coworker mentioned that she had been looking into the voices of the autistic community. She said that there was a big push away from ABA. In training, they presented all the resear...
The continued use of pain-inducing, torturous punishment and justification from multiple professionals in our field only damages our relationship as behavior analysts with humanity overall. If we're not willing to speak up about shock, what will it...
It came out of nowhere. I was in my home with my life partner of almost twelve years. We were laying on the couch, I was in his arms cuddling, and I felt this wave of debilitating dread come over me. I was literally frozen, unable to move, barely ...
For decades, the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in Canton, Massachusetts, has been using a device called a graduated electronic decelerator (GED) to shape the behaviors of children and adults using painful electroshock. The GED is worn by students 2...