copied and pasted from Parenting Autistic Children with Love & Acceptance.
There is an immense amount of pressure on parents to subject Autistic children to therapies and interventions which aim to coerce children into behaving according to social norms. Therapies with this objective, especially those which demand compliance, are dangerous and disrespectful to Autistic children. Below find a list of reading on the topic. Every single parent should read these posts before even considering allowing children to participate in any of these interventions.
Kassiane is an Autistic adults who writes @ timetolisten.blogspot.com. She is a moderator here on PACLA and has been writing on this topic for years. Kassiane is considered to have successfully completed a Lovaas replication program–meaning indistinguishability.
Beth is the parent of a non-speaking Autistic child. She has written several pieces on this topic @ loveexplosions.net
From Unstrange Mind (Autistic adult)
From Michael Monje @ Shaping Clay (Autistic Adult)
From Julia Bascom @ Just Stimming (Autistic Adult)
Ariane (and Emma) @ Emma’s Hope Book
Alyssa from @Yes, that too (Autistic Adult)
Cynthia from Musings of an Aspie (Autistic Addult)
Bridget from It’s Bridget’s Word (Autistic Adult)
Leah from 20 Days of Autism (Parent to Autistic child)
Gary (Parent of Autistic child)http://blog.dadsofdisability.com/compliance/#.U2qlX_ldWX9
Michelle from Amazing Adventures Parenting Autistic Children (Parent of Autistic child)http://amazingadventuresautism.blogspot.com.au/2013/05/what-if-i-dont-want-aba-therapy-for-my.html