” …However, the mess that we are in is in part due to the government’s choice to throw all their eggs into one ABA basket. For some reason they refuse to expand the availability or quality of these other programs. Doing so would use our resources more effectively while providing families with an opportunity to choose an intervention that works for them, and provide help at any age. It’s never too late to make a difference.
My family tried ABA for three years. It taught our daughter to do some things, and then we realized it wasn’t helping her in the way she needed. We switched to the other options, and now both our school-age children with autism are thriving.”Continue reading →