Category: Fun and Games

The Banana Phone

A new video in the series Games4Socialization™ Part of helping our children on the autism spectrum grow their attention span and eye contact is for us to grow our ability to be entertaining. The more playful and entertaining we are the more likely they will want to look at us and engage with us. Click…
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Creating & Sustaining Interactions with Your Child to Help Them to Become More Social

Autism is a social relational disorder. Creating and sustaining interactions with our children is a core factor in helping them become more social. What is an interaction? Well, an interaction could be anything from a tickle, to a board game, from you singing a song, to a conversation, from reading together, to wiping up a…
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Tracking Interactive Attention Span

FROM BECKY: As requested from a beautiful family I worked with recently, here is a clear and simple way to track your child’s interactive attention span. When your child is in a game/activity/interaction with you and they walk away but are not yet focused on anything else, call them back to the game (e.g. “Where…
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Games Games Games!

Hello Everyone, The Autism Treatment Center of America brings you some more creative game ideas that you can take into your Son-Rise Program playrooms and inspire your children to: Want to look at youWant to talk to youWant to engage and play with you. Just click on the video below.

Simple as “ABC”.

Hello Everyone, I am posting this blog from Argentina, where I have been doing outreaching with the most amazing and inspiring Son-Rise Program families! To Matias, Julia and Franco I send you my love, kisses and admiration for working so hard and making so many changes!  I will blog later about my experiences here, but…
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Numbers! Numbers! Numbers!

Hello!From Kate Wilde: More game ideas brought to you from The Autism Treatment Center of America! We work with many children on the Autism Spectrum who are very motivated by numbers. Click on the video below to see three game ideas using numbers! Remember to use the Son-Rise Program techniques of introducing the games only…
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Games Games Games!

Hello! If your child on the Autism Spectrum loves playing with cars, or any type of vehicle, click on the video below for a new game idea. Add The Son-Rise Program 3 E’s and techniques to create an motivating and exciting game for your child. You can modify this game in any way to fit…
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Hello, This weeks video blog from The autism Treatment Center of America demonstrates a few building ideas you can try when reading your child their favorite book. Just click on the video below.

How do I know what my child is motivated for?

FROM BECKY: This is such an important question if you have a child with autism. In fact, if you have a child that you want to support and teach, MOTIVATION is the number one learning tool that you can use to help them. There are few forces more powerful than a motivated child or adult.…
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Games Games Games!

Hello! The Autism Treatment Center of America brings you another game to take into your Son-Rise Program Playroom to play with your children on the Autism Spectrum. This game is designed to help your child answer either simple or complex questions and express their own thoughts and ideas. Just click on the video below to…
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