Category: Flexibility

Sensory Integration and the Son-Rise Program Playroom

FROM CAROLINA: A parent recently asked me if The Son-Rise Program can help children with sensory integration challenges – and I had so much fun answering the question that I was inspired to share with all of you.  The Son-Rise Program playroom is a magical place – and is the perfect place to help children…
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Why this is the Best That Could Happen to Me

FROM SIMONE – if you read my blog from last week you would know how excited I was about, for the 11th time, volunteering at a Son-Rise Program in the U.K. For us volunteers in the U.K. the Son-Rise Program courses are the highlight of our year. We take holidays, arrange babysitting, stop everything we…
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Tybalts First Fight!

FROM GABY: We just had the most amazing experience. When the first volunteer came to play, I went out to jog. Upon returning home, the volunteer opened the door and told me I had better go upstairs because Tybalt was crying, they had had an argument. I went upstairs and found Tybalt sitting on a…
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Initiating Something New!

FROM WILLIAM: Initiating something new. For the rest of this week take up the Initiation Challenge. Each day look around your house for an object (prop) that you can bring into the playroom with your child. When your child gives you a substantial green light, and does not appear to be interested in another activity,…
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The Stimulus Called “Ism Mode”

FROM GERD: When I talk to families, sometimes I hear a concern, a worry or an alarm go off when they report that their child has entered an “ism mode”. A time when children, often out of the blue, intensify their ism, become more withdrawn, exclusive and/or controlling. It can last a few days or…
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From Becky: Repetitious Games

Hi Everyone! At the weekend I went to a wonderful family’s home to work with them and their indredible twin boys using The Son-Rise Program. While I was there, a question about repetitious games came up. One of their boys liked to take their hand and have them draw on flash cards over and over…
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