Unsafe Therapies/Non Affirming Practices
Updated: 2 days ago
The Autistic Realm Australia does not support ABA in any of its forms.
We reject all non-affirming approaches, and approaches designed to enforce typical social and behavioural norms.
Use this list to be informed about practices to be wary of.
ABA + relationship-based therapy
Discrete Trial Training (DTT)
Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EBEI)
Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)
Intensive Behavioral Intervention (IBI)
Natural Learning Paradigm (NLP)
Pivot Response Treatment (PRT)
Positive behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS)
Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)
Social Skills Training (SST)
The Lovaas Method
The PEERS Program
Verbal Behavior (VB)
Whole Body Listening
All Behavior is information.
There is always a cause.
It serves a purpose.
It describes an unmet need.
Solutions can only occur when the cause is understood.