Category: Celebrations

Samahria’s favorite resolutions for 2011…and always!

SAMAHRIA’S FAVORITE RESOLUTIONS FOR 2011 … AND ALWAYS! Make believe I’m wonderful the way I am … rather than making believe I’m not enough or not okay … even if others don’t agree. (And keep making believe until there’s no space for doubt!) Gift myself with a loving feeling before I’ve achieved what I want…
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What kind of World would you like to share?

FROM KATRINA: Hello wonderful friends, I’ve missed talking to you all. I have been traveling the country and visiting special friends all over the place. Just recently I had a new addition to my extended family, a nephew was born. As I was holding this beautiful child I started thinking of all the things I…
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Social Curriculum

FROM WILLIAM: Yesterday I taught a class in the Son-Rise Program advanced training course (New Frontiers) on using the Developmental Model and creating goals for their children. It was a wonderful class and everyone enjoy plotting where their child is in their social growth on all four of the fundamentals – Eye Contact and Non-Verbal…
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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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Listen to What I Hear

FROM JAMIE: This story begins in 1995. Tyler is 14 months old. What they said: “They” are 9 medical professionals from Neuropsychologist, Neuropsychiatirst, Medical Physician, and several Therapists. “Tyler is Severely Organic Brain Dysfunctioned. I’m sorry this happened to you. You will be lucky if she dresses herself or feeds herself. Expect nothing more. Put…
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Celebrating Firsts

FROM MARY: Hi, I’m writing MY ‘FIRST’ BLOG POST EVER, and I’m celebrating that I am writing it!!!! My Son-Rise Journey began 4 and half years ago with my son Sean and my daughter Marion. Sean and Marion are my adorable 8 yr. old twins. Each is unique, adorable, gifted and wise, in their own…
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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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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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You are an amazing reader!

From Katrina: Did that title encourage you to read my blog? I love celebrations, and wanna know a secret? I love to be celebrated, come on, be honest who doesn’t? Hearing someone tell me how great a job I did is a big motivator for me to do more of the same. And do you…
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Responding to Verbal Communication

From Kate Wilde: How do we respond to our children when they make verbalization’s that we do not understand? Click on the video below to see a short clip that demonstrates how we can respond when our children make sounds. The more we consistently respond with a celebration and an action to our child’s verbalization’s…
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