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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

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Tips for Introducing New Toys and Games to Your Child with Autism

Do you find that your child has a challenge with playing new games? Are they controlling when you introduce a new toy, or prop? Do they say “no,” or take those toys out of your hand?

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Giving Your Child Explanations

Explanations are the key to opening up countless doorways of success for your child: Before you continue reading this article, take some time to reflect on the question that I am about to ask

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Organizing Your Child’s First Playdate

So the time has come, it’s the moment you have been waiting for, your child is ready for some peer interaction…their first play date!!! (Or “hang out session” if your

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Joining 101

Joining 101   “Joining” is not only an attitudinal fundamental of The Son-Rise Program®, but also a core technique we can apply with our children. When we join our

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Green Lights: What are they and what to do when your child gives you one?

I am so excited to share with you some useful tips about how to help your child follow your invitation to play! In The Son–Rise Program® we joyfully invite our children to play with us

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Use your child’s interest in electronic devices to create more social interaction.

Does your child spend endless hours in front of a screen? Do they love to watch scenes from movies like Minions, Cars, or Frozen repetitiously? Are they in love with the

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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

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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