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Honoring Our Staff

From Bears (Barry Neil Kaufman/Co-Founder/Son-Rise Program. I wanted to share with you an all staff email I just wrote to our staff….who just go above and beyond, all year, to be loving and

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Eye Contact.

Most children and adults on the Autism Spectrum have challenges looking at people. I have also noticed that a lot of adults who are not on the Autism Spectrum also have challenges looking at

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I’m Yours

A couple of weeks ago, I shared about my little friend David who I volunteer with and the amazing progress he has been making in his Son-Rise Program. I often hear him humming and can never quite

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Myths about Autism

I have heard many myths about autism over the years and one of those myths is that people on the Autitm Spectrum don’t have a sense of humor. Click on the title of this post and watch an

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Language and Interaction

When we have a child who is on the Autism Spectrum who does not yet form words, (in a way that we can understand them), it is easy to think if only he could talk then all will fall into place, or

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Carly’s Voice

Click on the title to see this amazing video clip. It features Carly who is on the Autism Spectrum typing about her experience. Carly doesn’t speak verbally but this clip proves that there