Category: 3E’s

Today is Your Day!!!

FROM KIM: I want to invite all of you amazing, wonderful and playful people out there to create time in your day to PLAY!! Afterall, as the saying goes “practice makes perfect”, and since many of you reading this are Son-Rise Program parents to incredibe children – lets show them how much fun we really…
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The Sound of Silence

FROM SIMONE – We live in a language world. People use language as the main means of communication and expression but they tend to forget it is not the only means of communication, in fact if your child does not speak very much they will be picking up in all sorts of messages from you…
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Give Your Child Something to Look at!

FROM WILLIAM: I just finished working with a wonderful boy, here in our Son-Rise Program Intensive playroom. One of his main challenges was attention span, it was very short. During my time with him, he was isming pretty strongly – sitting at the table that was covered with an assortment of different objects. A plastic…
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A Harry Potter Game Idea

FROM SIMONE – If your child likes Harry Potter, or even if your child doesn’t exactly know Harry Potter but enjoys big movements, funny words and slapstick you could use this game idea. You could dress up with a wizard hat made out of a cardboard cone and use anything as a wand that it…
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Feedback to Basics

FROM SIMONE – The Son-Rise Program is so unique because unlike other programs it works through the principles of a philosophy, The Option Process. Everything we do, our attitude, not just with our children, but with our team relates to the Option Process. Being a philosophy of love and non-judgement, using its principles to give…
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Son Rise Program New Frontiers Here We Come!

FROM SIMONE – Since 2006 I have established a habit that would change my life. As I had enjoyed myself so much attending the Son-Rise Programs in the U.K. in 2005 I decided to volunteer to help out at the Programs in 2006 and I have done so ever since as I just can’t get…
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Inspirational Drawings

FROM GABY: Today I had a wonderful morning with Tybalt. First we practiced reading words and then we went to the playroom. Somehow Tybalt came up with the idea of drawing a Mister Orange. I was really excited because he has never wanted to draw but always wanted us to draw things for him but…
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Singing in the Rain or Shine

FROM SIMONE – In my mother tongue Portuguese there’s a saying that goes: “Quem canta seus males espanta”, which means “The one who sings scares all evil away”. The language of music is international but music associated with language is such a powerful statement. I don’t even know if enough research has been done into…
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As They Grow Older, So Does the Ism Change

From Gaby: This is my very first Blog and with 3 E’s I’m starting this new page of our Son-Rise experience. For the past 6 years I have shared this amazing Son-Rise journey with my son Tybalt. Once severely autistic and mentally retarded. The doctors gave us no hope he would be as a plant…
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Everything is Possible

FROM SIMONE – I have been watching on British Television a series of documentaries commemorating 70 years of the British Blitz on the Second World War, when British cities were bombed for 5 years. They have re-created a small street with materials, building techniques, dressing and props exactly as you would have had at the…
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