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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

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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

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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

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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

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Toilet Training 101

Does the idea of toilet training your child with Autism fill you with dread? Or are you excited to begin this new adventure with them?  The reason I am asking this is because our attitude as

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Persistence vs. Perfection

What is the most important quality for a parent who wants to help their child on the Autism Spectrum? Persistance or Perfection? As a parent of a child with Autism: -Do you feel guilty when your

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Be a force of positivity for your child!

Be a force of positivity for your child! Here are 3 quick tips on how to feel more positive each day with your child  and jump start your own positivity. 1. Let GRATITUDE be

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NEUROPLASTICITY (CAN YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN CHANGE?)

Your child’s brain is highly plastic. It can grow and change drastically – in any capacity, at any age. Don’t let anyone tell you differently. “But autism is a

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Kick Start YOUR New Year!

New Year Commitments  Being a parent of a child with autism can be challenging at times to say the least. By the end of the year, you can feel burnt out, run down and ready for a break. The