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What to Do When Potty Training Efforts Have Stalled

Potty training takes persistence and patience on the part of any parent, but this goes double for the parents of children challenged by autism and autism spectrum disorders. Your child may have

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Your Child has Autism, Now Where Do You Start?

It’s the diagnosis you were hoping against hope your child wouldn’t get: Autism. The period right after diagnosis can be a painful one for parents. You want your child to have a life

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Fully Recovered From Autism: Jake’s Son-Rise Program Journey

Brian and his wife, Susan, came to the Autism Treatment Center of America® in 1998 to attend the Son-Rise Program Start-Up. Since Jake’s recovery in 2002 Brian and his wife joined the staff here

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Top 7 Autism Books We Recommend for the Entire Family

We have families reach out to us all the time looking for books or resources to really help them understand and ultimately find ways to better support their children with Autism. We have listed

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Early Signs of Autism

If you are the parents of a child you think might be on the autism spectrum, the first thing for you to know is that you don’t have to be afraid. There is help out there that can really change

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What Matters Most

by Bryn Hogan Executive Director of the Autism Treatment Center of America®& Deputy CEO of the Option Institute®   We have so many things we want our children to learn … so many goals:  We

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Autism Parenting: Should We Do the Opposite of What Everyone’s Telling Us?

Article by: Raun K. Kaufman Director of Global Education Autism Treatment Center of America® Facing the turmoil of an autism diagnosis, it’s totally understandable for us to feel pressured

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THE 7 JOINING NO-NO’S YOU’RE PROBABLY DOING

By Raun K. KaufmanDirector of Global Education, Autism Treatment Center of America® Joining is one of the most crucial techniques of The Son-Rise Program®. It’s the first thing we do, and

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Feeling Loving and Easy … no matter what your child is doing

Susan Humphries Son-Rise Program® Teacher, Autism Treatment Center of America® All of us have moments when we are uneasy, frustrated, angry, sad, afraid, or some version of

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In love

From Gaby: There comes a time in every mothers life were she almost (am I kidding myself) is not the most important person in the life of her son. The moment he falls in love for the first time.