Category: 3E’s

Tips on Training Volunteers

FROM SIMONE – As I mentioned in my previous blog about recruiting volunteers I was going to share my experience of running a Son-Rise Program since 2005, I am a Brazilian Mom to an English 9 year old autistic boy, we live in London in the United Kingdom. Before becoming a Son-Rise Program Mom I…
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Using Your Voice and Body in the Playroom

FROM BECKY: Today I would love to inspire you to vary the way you use your voice and body in The Son-Rise Program playroom with your child with autism. We can often get repetitious and a little bit stale when working with our children. We are trying to help them to step outside of their…
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From Bears: Autism is Curable!

Autism is curable. Autism is curable. Autism is curable. I always wonder why some people get indigestion when we say what we know. Rather than believe in what can’t be done, we can choose to believe in what can be done. Nay-sayers never change the world. The past doesn’t predict the future unless you believe…
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Eye Contact

Hello Everyone! This weeks video blog talks about how we can encourage our children to look at us without directly requesting them to. What can we do be make ourselves more interesting and compelling for our children to want to look at us. Click on the video below to find out. Much love to all…
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Some Inspiring Words For Our Amazing Children!!!!

From: Kim You are so special! Great work! Way to go! Keep up the great work! You are such a fun friend/son/daughter! You are spectacular! I love being your mom/dad! You are so smart! What a great idea! You are so kind! You are so talented! What a big heart you have! What a great…
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Fun With Our Voice

From Kate Wilde: This weeks video blog from The Autism Treatment Center of America demonstrates how you can use your voice in varied and interesting ways to enhance your Son-Rise Program Technique – The 3 E’s – ENTHUSIASM- EXCITEMENT – AND ENERGY!!!!! It is not just what we do in the playroom but how we…
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The 3 E’s

From Kate Wilde: Good Morning Everyone! Click on the video below to see how you can use The Son-Rise Program technique  “The 3 E’s” to become more dynamic and compelling for your child to want to look at you. Have a great weekend using The 3 E’s with your children on The Autism Spectrum With…
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FROM KIM: Celebrate with Actions

Let me share the ways we can CELEBRATE using ACTIONS in The Son-Rise Program PLAYROOM!!!! HAVE FUN trying these out! Jump around the playroomCheer silently using your whole body to express your love and excitementSpin around the playroomRun around playroomSing a song about the child you’re withDance and wiggle your bodyOpen your eyes wide with…
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No 3e’s!

FROM WILLIAM: So you have been to the Son-Rise Program Start-Up (and maybe other training programs) and have a solid foundation of what to do in the playroom with your child. Even with all that knowledge you may find at times that you don’t have the 3e’s or join when your child is isming or…
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Creativity Exercises for Your Group Meetings

FROM SIMONE – Most volunteers I have worked with were, to start with, adept of the belief that they were not creative people. Other popular beliefs were that you were either born creative or not and that their ideas were never fun or funny. I would like to demystify these 3 beliefs. Everybody can be…
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