Autism: Does ABA therapy open society’s doors to children, or impose conformity?

 A man reaches out to his son, who has autism, in Portland, Oregon. Photograph: Stephen Voss / Alamy/Alamy

A man reaches out to his son, who has autism, in Portland, Oregon.           Photograph: Stephen Voss / Alamy/Alamy

I’m very excited to share this article on ABA therapy for Autism that I wrote for The Guardian. I hope this piece starts a dialogue about autism that goes beyond the vaccines debate and inspires others to seek out diverse autistic perspectives. You can read the full article here. For more information directly from the Autistic Blogosphere, please explore the following links:

The Altruism of Comedy

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Grateful for the opportunity to review Maria Bamford’s fantastic new material for Splitsider

Here, I explore her hilarious new bits on couples’ therapy, sex, privilege, and much more through anecdotes on my personal experience with mental illness, getting help and getting better.

Give it a read and share your thoughts, then consider checking out Maria Bamford on tour!