GeneralTantrums

Tantrums No More. (Really!)

By: Raun K. Kaufman Does your child scream, hit, pinch, or throw objects when things don’t go his/her way (or sometimes for no reason you can fathom)? Here’s what to do: The First

GeneralJoining

The 7 Joining No-No’s you’re Probably Doing

Joining is one of the most crucial techniques of The Son-Rise Program®. It’s the first thing we do, and it is absolutely essential for building trust and rapport. When we join our

General

A Son-Rise Kind of Love

FROM SAMAHRIA: Imagine the beauty of a sleeping child … all innocent, all goodness, just perfect as is… that’s without looking tenderly into your eyes, without doing a

Fun and GamesGeneral

Budget Games!

FROM BECKY: I was recently asked for easy ideas for props/themes and games to play in a Son-Rise Program playroom that don’t break the bank and are convenient for people living in

Language

Language Delay Solutions and Tips

FROM RAUN:   A 2-year-old child is a wonder to behold. Week to week, and even day-to-day, it can seem that the face and body are constantly transforming, and your child’s unique

LanguageParentingPECSScreensTips

Inspiring Your Child to Verbally Communicate instead of using other forms of communication (PECS, Sign Language, Apps)

When you have a child on the autism spectrum, you are faced with so much information. There are a multitude of different approaches and ideas that are available to you. You can often feel

General

From Bears: Turn Up Our Love Bigger Than Ever

What if, this week, each of us turns up our love bigger than ever? What if we chose to love not only those who appear to be great candidates, like our partners, our children, our parents, our

General

Your child walked away in the middle of a game. What do you do next?

Yet another exciting opportunity to help our children grow and develop their social skills and abilities! Here's the situation: You’re in a game with your amazing lovable child and you

Eye Contact

Eye Contact

FROM BECKY: Here at The Son-Rise Program, one of the main things we focus on is helping our children to look at us more. Here are 20 different things you can say when celebrating your