Autism Pseudoscience: How providers can identify, educate and intervene to protect children
► Presenter: Anne Borden King, Autistic Health Journalist
► On-Demand Course: Learners have access to the recording and materials for 180 days from the date of enrollment.
► Audience: Therapy providers and healthcare providers, mental health counselors, autistic individuals, and family members of an autistic individual, who want to understand, counteract, and advocate against harmful pseudoscientific practices that affect the lives of autistic children and young people.
Anne Borden King
Anne Borden King is a Toronto-based journalist. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Healthy Debate, and the Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism, among other publications. She is the host of Noncompliant, a popular podcast about neurodiversity. A co-founder of Autistics for Autistics, the Canadian autistic-led advocacy group, she has presented about autistic rights to the United Nations, the Canadian Senate and other government entities. She is the founder of The Autistic Health Access project, which educates medical schools about access for autistic patients. Her upcoming book, The Children Do Not Consent explores the world of fake autism cures as well as the troubling relationships between pseudoscientific practices and some university-funded autism research.