Quack Clinics

Quack Clinic: Oxford Recovery Center

The Oxford Recovery Center was founded in 2008 in South Lyon, Michigan after the CEO Tami Peterson "witnessed the healing potential of the hyperbaric oxygen chamber" after experimenting on her daughter. So according to Peterson, a few months after using the HBOT, her daughter was able to dance the Nutcracker ballet and was "completely healed."… Continue reading Quack Clinic: Oxford Recovery Center

ABA, Autistic History, Disability History

Autistic History: Judge Rotenberg Center

The Judge Rotenberg Center is an institution that is located in Canton, Massachusetts. It was founded by Mathew Israel in 1971 and originally called the Behavior Research Institute. Israel was a psychologist who trained with B F Skinner, the founder of radical behaviorism. In 1994, they changed their name to the Judge Rotenberg Center to "honor the… Continue reading Autistic History: Judge Rotenberg Center

ABA, Disabled Parenting

Firing Your Kids Should Never be an Option

Anyone who meets me and sees how I parent will tell you that I am big on life skills. I want my kids to know how to take care of themselves. When I went off to college, I didn't even know how to do my laundry. My college roommate taught me. I do not want… Continue reading Firing Your Kids Should Never be an Option