Friday, February 17, 2017

News from 2016 to 2017 shows precisely how violent a place is Canton, Massachusetts' Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) of extremely painful electric ABA skin shock.

Norfolk County District Attorney Morrissey (2016) Press Release: Two plead not guilty to beating disabled man in their care (one with a belt).

Cotter (2106): State investigating abuse claims against Judge Rotenberg employees.

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[Note to the next two articles: It’s well known in the community of academics that aggression provokes counter-aggression. The Judge Rotenberg Center of extremely painful Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) skin shock is extremely and harshly aggressive. These victims have no good way to defend themselves, no doubt. They fight, but JRC convinces prosecutors to go after ABA's JRC victims who also become aggressive. Whose aggression is worse? Those who are angry or those who attack the anger they provoke?] See here:

Shepard (2016): Judge Rotenberg Center resident charged with assault in Stoughton.

Shepard (2017): Two Rotenberg Center students charged with assaulting Stoughton staff.

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JRC is an ABA institution. This is what ABA calls "effective treatment." See http://www.effectivetreatment.org as ABA calls skin shock "effective." 

At its annual conventions for at least the past four years, the Association of Behavioral Analysis International (ABAI), Maria Malott CEO, continuously and officially has been approving JRC as being "aligned" with ABAI's "mission," even though the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network condemned ABAI for their all out support of skin shock there.

This is ABA's chief international skin shock "torture" supporter Maria Malott's picture:

Maria Malott, CEO of the Ass. for Behavioural Analysis International, refuses stop her unconscionable, outright approval of skin shock "torture." She says it's "aligned" with her Ass.'s "mission." She's responsible, because as President Truman said: The buck stops with the executive in charge.

All ABA so-called "professionals," as long as they are not doing non-aversive Positive Behavioral Support, which is not ABA, which is different from ABA in many ways, all these pseudo-professionals who claim they help people but don't outright support or else are silently complicit to this "torture."

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Méndez (2013, p. 85) called ABA's Rotenberg Center a place of "torture."

JRC Director Crookes (2012, p. 2, par. 3) admitted her people put her skin shock electrodes on her victims' buttocks. The buck stops with the executive in charge as President Harry S. Truman said that the buck stops with the executive in charge.  Her name is Glenda Crookes. She is responsible. This is her picture. You can supposedly write to her at her Linked In profile if you join the service. Please give her a piece of your mind, but don't harass her and don't threaten her with anything that's illegal or unethical.

Glenda Crookes, second and current director of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) extremely painful electric skin shock "torture" at the Rotenberg Center in Canton, Massachusetts


This is what Malott and Crookes call "the right to effective behavioural treatment." Watch:



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Kosovskaya and Altier(i) (June 11, 2015): Here's anecdotal evidence of ABA-induced trauma: Heroic Anna Kosovskaya escapes the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) electroshock "treatment/torture,"Anna's self-reported adventures with interviewer analysis.

Altier(i) (March 31, 2016): Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) is abuse. Reward and Consent's (R+C's) Cognitive-Behavioral Teaching (CBT) method is a viable alternative. It uses dual parent AND child consent.

Altier(i) (November 24, 2016): An actually autistic man defines and explains Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA).

Altier(i) (January 24, 2017): Here's some great happy news from Germany. A generous lottery group, Aktion Mensch, defunds Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programs.

Altier(i) (February 16, 2017): ABA Leaks uncovers Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) skin shockers alleged death number seven: An unborn baby.

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