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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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A Special Message To You From Bears About Volunteers!

Dear Son-Rise Program Moms & Dads, Please read and share with your volunteers – this will inspire and reaffirm how working with your child with autism will also be life-changing for

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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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Creating personal change and inspiring our children to do the same.

As parents and caregivers of children and adults on the autism spectrum, we naturally have a strong desire for our children to learn and grow. This is because we want them to thrive and succeed

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What is Autism? A Unique Perspective of Hope

Autism is unfortunately becoming a popular term nowadays. But what IS autism? Most professionals will tell you that autism is a neurological behavioral disorder. While it might be neurologically

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13 Autism Quotes To Fill You with Hope

Here are 13 of our favorite autism quotes to fill you with hope, joy and inspiration for you and your child’s journey. Use these autism quotes to remain in the moment with your child. Whenever

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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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Chapter 4 – Motivation: The Key to Everything.

Kate Wilde, Director, The Son-Rise Program Motivation is everything. We work harder, learn quicker and engage more when we are really interested and enjoying what we are doing. Raun K. Kaufman in