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Five Game Ideas for Fine Motor Skills

“If your child on the autism spectrum has a challenge with their fine motor skills – here are some activities you can try to make practicing these skills fun and motivating for your child. 1) “Clothes Line Balloons! For our children who love balloons and anticipation. “Attach a long piece of string from one side…
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Use Face Paints to Draw Attention to You and Encourage Interaction

“Here are three ways that you can use face paints to encourage more interaction with your child on the Autism Spectrum. 1) “Become your child’s favorite animal or character! Does your child love Spiderman, Pikachu, or Tigers? Try painting your face to look like their favorite character before you spend time with your child. As…
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Kindness Korner #6: Kindness Memes to Inspire Your Child to Spread the Love!

“Welcome to our next Autism Treatment Center Kindness Korner post! “One of the most powerful ways to encourage our children on the Autism Spectrum to learn and grow is offering our ideas or activities with fun and playfulness. “Fun and play is our children’s way! “The world can be challenging for your child on the…
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Fun Hat Activity

“This activity is easy to prepare and easy to play with your child, it’s also super fun! During this activity, you can encourage your child to engage with you by looking in your eyes and even physically participating in the game. “All you will need is a few different types of hats. The hats can…
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New Food Fun

“What do you say to an Avocado who’s done a good job? BRAVOCADO! “What did the pecan say to the walnut? I’m so glad we’re friends because we’re both nuts! “Why was the cucumber confused? Because it was in a pickle! “What do you call blueberries playing the guitar? A jam session! “As a child,…
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Varying the Game Your Child Loves

“We want to help our children on the Autism Spectrum to find people to be fun, interesting and exciting. Why? Because socially connecting and relating to people is a big challenge. When you are in a game or activity with your amazing child, try The Son-Rise Program® technique of Varying the Game to inspire more…
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Here are some fun ideas to do with your children while celebrating the end of the year and the Holidays!

“Using 12 blank pieces of paper or individual cards, write down the fun activities below on each card: Write Holiday Cards for your neighbors or stuffed animals. Learn how to sing a new Holiday song. Go on a nature walk and pick different fun things (twigs, pine cones, acorns, rocks, seeds, etc) – then make…
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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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Inspiring Your Child To Form Clear Single Words

“In The Son-Rise Program®, we never give up on communication with our children. We passionately and joyfully persist in finding ways to help our children on the Autism Spectrum communicate. One of the first communication skills we work on with our sweet children is helping them verbally communicate what they want or don’t want, using…
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