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Why ABA Can Be Extremely Damaging to Autistic People

At Autability, we love things that make life easier for neurodivergent individuals. We are also passionate about making it clear that autism does not need a cure or to be fixed.

Autistic brains are not broken, they are simply wired differently. Some therapeutic interventions are excellent at improving quality of life and enabling the person to cope in situations with minimal anxiety.

There are also those therapies that claim to offer a “cure.” Some parents would see this as a golden ticket giving them hope for a brighter future, a magic path to the idyllic life they had previously imagined for their child.

These therapies can turn non-verbal children into children who are able to communicate verbally, sit in their seat at the command of the

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