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What is interactive attention span?

By Becky Damgaard, Son-Rise Program® Senior Teacher Simply put, Interactive Attention Span is our children being able to be present with another person for a period of time (they could be


Inspiring our children to try new foods!

When we are with our children on the Autism spectrum, we are sending signals and messages to them all the time. Our children are incredibly tuned in to our attitude and tend to pick up on how we


Trust your child’s red lights!

By Brandi Davis, Son-Rise Program Child Facilitator While in the playroom, my friend gave me a Red Light and then continued to do so for 2 hours. I, of course, followed his lead and used our

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Help your child play with you!

Use What Your Child Currently Loves To Do As A Way To Help Them Play With You! By Brandi Davis-Son-Rise Program® Senior Child Facilitator I would love to share with all of you how I helped our


Four Reasons to Stop and Listen When Helping Your Child Talk

Imagine that your child is already trying to talk. Now, entertain the idea that your son, or daughter may already be saying words, or parts of words. Open your heart up to the belief that your

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Determining if your child is ready for play

Help With Determining If Your Child Is Ready To Play: In The Son-Rise Program® we talk about Green Lights and Red Lights. If your child is giving you Red Lights they are indicating to you