Autism

Life of Lieu – Mental Health Advocacy Through Lived Experience


All things Autism:

One Year Traumaversary of My Job at “The Good ABA”

Here is my experience with ABA: https://lifeoflieu.com/2022/01/22/i-was-part-of-the-good-aba/ Working in ABA was genuinely traumatic for me. Every night, I woke up in a sweat, nightmares plaguing me with how I was treated and my powerlessness. When I worked my next job, I had a hard time expressing myself because I was so scared of being hated … Continue reading “One Year Traumaversary of My Job at “The Good ABA””

The Self-Harm Bogeyman in ABA

CW: The following article may be triggering to people that struggle with self-harm and contain descriptions that may not be appropriate for everyone. “ABA has helped this autistic child so much. They’ve stopped self-harming!” The phrase is beaten like a drum by pro-ABA advocates. It’s an anthem that proclaims, “ABA isn’t bad because it stops … Continue reading “The Self-Harm Bogeyman in ABA”

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.


Can’t find what you’re looking for? Use the search form to search the site.

Get new content directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: