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Parent Perspectives

CT FEAT has invited some very knowledgeable parents of children with autism spectrum disorders to write opinion pieces on various topics. The opinions expressed by the authors are their own and are not necessarily endorsed by CT FEAT. If you are a parent who would like to contribute an opinion piece, please contact us at:

These articles, unless otherwise noted, are the property of Connecticut Families for Effective Autism Treatment, Inc. (CT FEAT) and their authors, and are copyright protected. They may be used only with proper attribution.

Linda Jones: Tylerís Gift (added June 2010)

B.C. and Rich Irwin, What's in a Name? The Disorderly World of PDD Labels

Rich Irwin, How Can We Judge Autism Treatment Claims?

Rich Irwin, Autism Treatment Based on Applied Behavioral Analysis: What Does the Current Research Tell Us?

Gary Mayerson, Becoming an Effective Parent Advocate.

John, From "Come Here" to "Go Play!", Life with an Early Intervention Program

Rich Irwin, How To Approach A PPT.

Graciela Zimmerman, Recovery from Asperger Syndrome and Other Forms of Mild Autism:  A Parent's Perspective

Donna Cohen, From One Parent to Another:  10 Things I have Learned

Frost, Sue, GOOD SCHOOL-BASED ABA PROGRAMS: What Every Child with Autism Deserves



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