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

September 28, 2017

Source

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…

ASAT Responds to The Conversation’s, “Report Sparks Concern About How Schools Support Students With Disabilities”

July 16, 2017

Source

Dear Mr. Walker, We are writing in response to your recent article, “Report sparks concern about how schools support students with disabilities.”  We would like to thank you for raising awareness about an important issue facing Australian families and educators, which is the education and treatment of children with disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders (ASD). …

ASAT Responds to Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s, “Mother ‘Distressed’ by Mental Health Services Proposal to Send Autistic Son to Detention Centre”

July 6, 2017

Source

Dear Ms. Burgess, We are writing in response to your article, “Mother ‘distressed’ by mental health services proposal to send autistic son to detention centre.”  Firstly, we would like to thank you for raising awareness of a very important issue facing families in Australia, which is the education and treatment of children and teens with…

Archived Media Watch Letters