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ABA isn’t Always the Way to Unlock Autism

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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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A positive outlook

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My name is Alice and I am Belgian. As I am a french speaker, I will certainly make mistakes in this writing. But no worries, I will try not to torture you too much… I have been diagnosed with syringomyelia at about the age of 7. I used to walk…

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Machines by Biffy Clyro

Life shaped by songs

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New blog post from Gavin “Cause I’ve started falling apart I’m not savoring life I’ve forgotten how good it could be to feel alive” These lyrics from the song Machines by Biffy Clyro feel like they really speak to me at the moment, representing how I felt when I woke…

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