Autism Canada Foundation, a Canadian autism charity, promotes itself as “The PREMIER Resource for Information on Autism Spectrum Disorders” but typically downplays the importance of evidence support for ABA as the Premier autism intervention while promoting interventions with less substantial evidence bases as determined by study and credible authorities.
Why criticize Autism Canada Foundation . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Why ABA for Autism? Because Children with Autism Disorders Deserve Evidence-Based Intervention and ABA Meets That Standard
Research to date benefiting persons suffering from autism disorders can be summed up in two words: Lovaas, ABA. The work done by Dr. Ivar Lovaas has been applied successfully for decades as reported by the US Surgeon General’s office (1999) and by the American Academy of Pediatrics (2007), reaffirmed (2010):
The effectiveness of ABA-based . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism Research Progress To Date In Two Words: Lovaas, ABA
In the wake Marci McDonald’s newly released book The Armageddon Factor: The Rise Of Christian Nationalism In Canada, a political firestorm has erupted on Parliament Hill, igniting debate about just who’s influencing the policy decisions made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The release of McDonald’s book comes amid the brewing tension of apparent ideological moves . . . → Read More: A. Picazo: Who’s Influencing Policy Decisions In Stephen Harper’s Government?