— Ethical and Neuro-affirmative Approaches to Trauma Therapy with Dr. Gabriela Hurtado When: August 17, 2023, @4:30pm Pacific / @ 6:30 pm Central / @ 7:30 pm Eastern. Register: $15 […]
Register: $15 USD Presentation Description“On the Dark History and Surprising Revival of Behavior Modification” examines the history of behavior modification and chronicles its development in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the […]
The Relevance of Minority Stress, Intersectionality, and Community Connectedness for Affirmative Therapeutic Practice
Therapist Neurodiversity Collective’s Neurodiversity-Affirming Practices Series Live Event with Dr. Monique Botha (They/Them) The Relevance of Minority Stress, Intersectionality, and Community Connectedness for Affirmative Therapeutic Practice Subject matter: Intersectional neurodiversity, […]
I am used to my stuttering and I wish everyone else would get used to it too. My reactions and my feelings about stuttering are relative to how you, the listener, react. I am only uncomfortable because you are uncomfortable. I am uncomfortable FOR you.
Our autistic female students are constantly mimicking and copying behaviors of peers so they can hide their autism. We, as clinicians, teach them to do this because we were taught that autism must be hidden and masked through the therapy we provide. We are licensed, credentialed ableists, “therapizing: our autistic students to learn to be in a constant state of making in order to be acceptable, to be worthy, to be liked.