Category: Attitude

Be Persistent!

From Kate Wilde: Over the last 20 years I have worked many thousands of hours with children of all ages and diagnosis using The Son-Rise Program. One of  the biggest things these children have taught me is to never give up. To be persistent! I remember that it took two years for a wonderful girl…
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First Step

FROM WILLIAM:Recently I have been speaking with parents who want to know more about the Son-Rise Program and the foundation training course – The Start-Up Program. I have spoken with parents in Japan, England, Romania, Florida, Germany, New York city, etc. – I have travelled the world in my conversations of helping and guiding parents…
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An Introduction to the Dialogue!

FROM BECKY: When I was volunteering in my first Son-Rise Program 12 years ago with a little boy called Robert, I would get weekly feedback about my playroom sessions from his Mom. During these feedback’s, she would use a simple tool to help me be clearer and stronger in the playroom. She would ask me…
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Be what you want your volunteers to be

From Gaby: Be a happy detective when you look at your child, is one of the things we learn and use very often. Yesterday I was thinking about my feedbacks when I realized that I use the same principle when it comes to my volunteers. Be a happy detective when you want to find out…
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Choose a Happy Easter!

FROM SIMONE – It’s usual in these occasions that we wish each other a Happy occasion being it Easter, Christmas or any Holiday or special occasion. We wish as we would wish it to be sunny or rainy, wishing that something happens, something I have no control over. As we know and exercise with the…
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Boundary Setting

FROM WILLIAM: Part of a child’s life is to learn you do not always get what you want. This applies to autistic children as well as neuro-typical children. For any child a main part of their focus on a day to day basis is to get what they want exactly when they want it (i.e.…
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What Does it Mean to Have a Good Playroom Session?

FROM BECKY: Just a quick thought! There is no such thing as a good or a bad Son-Rise Program playroom session with your child with autism! A session spent crying around the playroom door creates an opportunity for your child to learn! A session with your child asking for something they want again and again…
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Trusting The Universe

From Kim: So you’re out there and things just aren’t going your way… i.e. the way you want them to go… Maybe you have your heart set on one particular thing… something you are wanting with the entirety of your being; maybe this is something you think you are doing everything in your power to…
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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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Transitions

From Kate Wilde: Transitions are the moment in-between one thing ending and another beginning. A moment that only exists if we cling to what has gone before – or resist what is presently happening. We know that our children with Autism have a challenge with this – but think for a moment for times in…
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