ABA for Autistic Children: A Neurodiversity-Affirming Model of Care? (The Live Course)



ABA for Autistic Children: A Neurodiversity-Affirming Model of Care?

► Presenter: Julie Roberts, M.S., CCC-SLP, Founder of Therapist Neurodiversity Collective

► When: March 21, 2024, @ 4:00 pm Pacific/6:00 pm Central/7:00 pm Eastern

► Audience: Anyone interested in learning about ABA through the lens of the Neurodiversity Movement.
(Therapy Neurodiversity Collective Members, this course is included in your membership!)

🕒Can’t make the live session? Not a problem! All registrants for our LIVE events will receive access to the recording for two weeks after the presentation date.

Have you heard ABA touted as the gold standard for autism treatment? Are you equipped with the facts to challenge the industry’s narrative confidently? Can you articulate to a doctor, school, or agency why ABA might not be the best approach for autism?

Join us on March 21st when Julie Roberts, M.S., CCC-SLP will present an enlightening 2 hour session that challenges conventional views and dives into the multifaceted world of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). In this two-hour session, we’ll delve into ABA’s controversial history, assess the industry’s ethics both past and present, and share insights from autistic individuals who have experienced ABA.

Course Description
Historical Review: Uncover the surprising history of ABA and its evolution over time.
Ethical Inquiry: Examine the ethical implications associated with past and current ABA practices.
Autistic Voices: Hear firsthand accounts from autistic individuals who have experienced ABA.
Fact Over Fiction: Delve deep into understanding whether ABA truly stands as the “gold standard” for autism treatment.

Key Discussion Points
1. Debunking the myth: Is ABA the unquestionable “gold standard” for autism treatment?
2. The compatibility of ABA and neurodiversity affirmation.
3. A look at modern ABA: Is it truly an improved version?
4. A deep dive into the mental well-being outcomes stemming from ABA.

Step into informed advocacy. Join Therapist Neurodiversity Collective for this transformative course and leave empowered!

Bonus! 📖📖📖
☑ Attendees will receive an exclusive eBook detailing ABA research citations arranged by topic, along with a synopsis of each study. This is the evidence-based tool will serve as an invaluable resource when you are presented with “It’s the Gold Standard for Autism” debate!

☑A comprehensive slide handout

☑ Course handout for reference 
☑ Certificate of Attendance for 2 hours of professional development

Julie Roberts, M.S., CCC-SLP, founding CEO of Therapist Neurodiversity Collective, Inc.™ is a late-diagnosed Autistic ASHA certified, licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who has been practicing in schools, pediatric clinics, rehab hospitals, and outpatient units since 1999.

Julie is a frequent neurodiversity speaker, educator, and trainer who delivers high-energy presentations that challenge audiences to re-examine their beliefs about Autism and outdated and damaging therapy and education practices.  Her work focuses on professional, and public education about empathetic evidence-based therapy alternatives to ABA and behavioral therapy models that are non-trauma inducing and respectful of autistic social communication differences, social justice, and human rights. Her articles and educational resources have reached well over three-quarters of a million people and are frequently cited in other presentations and articles. 

After this course, You will