ASAT Responds to Science-Based Medicine’s, “Preying on the Vulnerable: Electrodiagnostics, Bach Flower Remedies, and Sound Therapy for Autism, ADHD, and Learning Problems”

November 28, 2017

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Dr. Hall, Thank you for your article.  We deeply appreciate your recognition of the work of the Association for Science in Autism Treatment in taking steps to keep science at the forefront of every conversation about autism treatment.  Your readers may not be aware of the sad reality that there are over 500 proposed treatments…

ASAT Responds to The Washington Post’s, “Nowhere to Go: Young People with Severe Autism Languish Weeks or Longer in Hospitals”

November 14, 2017

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Dear Ms. Jewett, We are writing in response to your recent article, “Nowhere to go: Young people with severe autism languish weeks or longer in hospitals.”  We would like to commend you for highlighting an important issue, which is the extreme difficulties people with autism and their families encounter in crisis situations.  Your article also…

ASAT Responds to The Globe and Mail’s, “Ontario Family Launches Human Rights Complaint Over Access to Therapy for Son with Autism”

October 31, 2017

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Dear Ms. Mcquigge, We are writing in response to your article recently published on The Globe and Mail, “Ontario family launches human rights complaint over access to therapy for son with autism.”  Thank you for choosing to cover this topic.  Similar situations, in which parents are concerned that the needs of their children with autism…

ASAT Responds to KEPR TV’s, “ABA Program Launches to Help Underserved Autistic Children”

September 28, 2017

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Dear Ms. Burch, Thank you for your recent article showcasing the opening of Children’s Developmental Center, a program for children with autism based on the time-tested and scientifically-validated principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA). Often times, journalists shed light on one of the many fad therapies lacking research support, some of which may actually cause harm. This…

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