Category: Autism

Joining Creates the Bond You May Be Looking for

“When our children on the Autism Spectrum are stimming/isming (doing repetitious, self-stimulating behaviors,) they are showing us that their world is unpredictable and their brain is on overload. They ism as a way to create order in their lives. During these times, they need to go inwards to soothe and calm themselves in this erratic…
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Is Anxiety Affecting Your Child On The Autism Spectrum?

“There are many ways that parents and caregivers can help when their children seem to be experiencing anxiety. “Here are some loving and gentle ways to help your loved ones: • Anxiety is a sign that our children are experiencing stress in their daily life. A powerful way to help reduce their stress levels (and…
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Energy, Excitement, and Enthusiasm – Why it Matters!

“In The Son-Rise Program®, we use an incredibly simple, yet extremely powerful technique with our children on the Autism Spectrum. We call it “The 3 E’s” (Energy, Excitement, and Enthusiasm.) “Using The 3 E’s has many benefits for you and your child: 1) It is a way to express to your child that you enjoy…
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Hello, 2022!

“New Year is a momentous event for everyone … as the first day of the year it signifies fresh inspiration, a new start and a time to refresh all that is important to us. The world as a whole engages in the excitement and inspiration of new beginnings! “With the collective wave of inspiration and…
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Increase Your Child’s Interactive Attention Span with Slapstick Humor

“Slapstick Humor: What is it? When Tom chases Jerry and falls down a hole. When Cookie Monster munches all the cookies and say ‘nom nom nom nom’, when Sneezy the Dwarf has a HUGE SNEEZE coming and then lets it out. When Mr. Bean falls on the floor coughing and spluttering in the perfume department…
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A Few Reasons Why The Son-Rise Program® Focuses on Fun First!

1.) “Your child wants to have fun just like other children do! Children on the Autism spectrum may first need to calm and soothe themselves in the face of a fast-paced, unpredictable world, but they will always show you when they are ready to play! 2.) “When you act silly and prioritize having fun you…
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Ten Songs that Promote Kindness and Friendship – For our teenagers and adults

“In The Son-Rise Program®, we use every opportunity we can to promote friendship skills, kindness, and ways to support our children and adult on the Autism Spectrum to feel happy, and good about themselves. We like to be their biggest cheerleaders and support team! “Here are some ideas of songs that you can use when…
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Wacky Races Game

“Here’s a fun game idea you can play in The Son-Rise Program® playroom. You will hold a ‘Wacky Races’ event with your child. This game uses simple props and includes lots of slapstick humor. It also encourages your child to lengthen their Interactive Attention Span.   “What You’ll need: • Tape • 2 spoons •…
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Giving Thanks to our Children on the Autism Spectrum

“Last month, we held our latest Son-Rise Program Start-Up – our foundational E-Learning Training Course for parents and caregivers. Attending from seven different countries around the globe, these wonderful participants came together to help their beautiful children. The children were from the ages of 1-23, and the amazing people representing these children, turned to us…
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The Perfect Moment to Create a Son-Rise Program for your Child is Now

“Have you been wanting to create a Son-Rise Program for your child on the Autism spectrum, but at the same time, you keep waiting for the perfect moment to do it? Maybe you have been waiting… • To feel more energized and motivated to do the work? • For your spouse to be on the…
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