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ABA isn’t Always the Way to Unlock Autism

Posted by | Disability, Hollie Williams, TV/Film | No Comments

BBC4 had a fascinating documentary this week on a new and controversial treatment for dealing with children with autism. Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a system of teaching started in the 1960s which stems from a reward and punishment approach that was developed from experiments with animals. It claims to reduce unwanted traits in children with the…

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