Ann's Autism Blog
Saturday, 25 September 2021
Autism is not a look or a behaviour. About enforcing 'Masking'.
In the press, news that a team have found a way to give fewer diagnoses to autistic children. "Autism therapy aimed at infants may re...
Thursday, 2 September 2021
Autistic people and phone calls
There's a lot of misunderstanding about autistic people, and phone calls. Many autistic people are not always able to speak, or may no...
Monday, 23 August 2021
The new ABA textbook, and why there are serious concerns
For many years, funders and parents have been informed that there is only one approach that works, for autistic people. Applied Behaviour A...
Saturday, 24 July 2021
Appropriate Descriptions around Autistic People
The photograph above shows a typical group of Autistic people. We're one sentence into this blog and I expect a number of people are a...
Monday, 17 May 2021
Apparently autistic people should not use headphones to help with noise sensitivity. Really?
A collaborative team of behaviourists and Psychiatrists wrote a research paper, in 2021. They claimed that an autistic teenager with an i...
Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Most Autistic People Don't Like Curved Walls
Above, a poll result from Twitter. I'd asked whether autistic people preferred walls that were straight, or curved, inside buildings....
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Problems with ABA. An Easier Guide.
Applied Behaviour Analysis is often called ABA. The list below is things that are true for 'pure ABA'. There could be some ABA te...
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