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At what cost?

This weekend I am at an Autism Conference, learning as much as I can about Autism Research. Today I watched a video from a very highly respected medical center showing their methods on how to get

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Immediate Love

Here at The Autism Treatment Center of America we get to meet so many lovely sweet souls. This week we have a beautiful and very lively 8 year old girl with autism. She loves to draw with a green

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Intense energy Take 2

Good Afternoon! This week at the Autism treatment center of America we have an 8 year old girl with Autism! We are so excited to have her here and have spent the day really studying her,

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Tantrums, Take Four

Your child is throwing a big tantrum, they are putting their heart and soul into it, believing that this is the thing that will move you. You are putting into effect the Son-Rise Program

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Intense Energy

Hello Again Everyone! A parent asked me to write an article about ‘Aggressive behaviour and Autism’, so this is going to be the first in a series of thoughts on the subject. As always

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Tantrums take Three

Hello Everyone! What do we do when we understand clearly why our children are tantruming, but do not want to give them the particular thing they are wanting or can’t give it to them at that

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Asking Questions

This week at The Son-Rise Program Intensive we have a 10 year old boy with Autism and his family blessing us with their company. This boy is so much fun! He is lively , high spirited and loves to

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Tantrums, Take Two

Last week I wrote: “My role is not to stop my child from tantruming, it is to show them that it is not an effective way of communicating“ Were you able to really think this way when

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Tantrums

Tantrums, Meltdowns, Wig-Outs, Episodes, Fits, Whining, Whinging, Crying – so many words to describe one event. Here at The Autism Treatment Center of America we have many useful and