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Treatment Options and Parent Choice: Is ABA the Only Way?

Treatment Options and Parent Choice: Is ABA the Only Way?

Originally Published by Autism Spectrum Quarterly - Spring 2009

Written By: Dr. Barry Prizant

As noted in part one of this three-part series, educational and treatment approaches for Autistic children tend to be limited with respect to family-centered practice, and there is a dire need to move practice in this direction. In this discussion, we will consider a very popular and influential category of treatment approaches—applied behavior analysis— given that it is illustrative of an intervention technique that is often promoted in a manner that violates principles of family-centered philosophy and practice.

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Listen to Michelle Garcia Winner reflect on how the field of autism has evolved and changed throughout the years in an episode of the Uniquely Human Podcast with Barry Prizant.

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