Category: Fun and Games

Games Games Games!

Hello! The Autism Treatment Center of America brings you another prop idea that you can take into your Son-Rise Program playroom with your child on the Autism Spectrum. I have just got back form the Autism One conference, where we, The Son-Rise Program, provided child care for children on the autism spectrum so that their…
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Games Games Games!

From Kate Wilde: The Autism Treatment Center of America brings you more game ideas to play with your children in your Son-Rise Program Playrooms. Click on the video below to see how playing with a giant mouth can help inspire your child to build their vocabulary, look while listening and physically participate with you.

Hello Everyone, The Autism Treatment Center of America brings you another theme idea to bring into your Son-Rise Program playrooms. These games all center around one huge cardboard box, and are designed to help your children with their imagination skills, and expressive language. Imagination play is a great tool to increase your child’s expressive language…
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Being Playful…

From Kate Wilde:Fully engaging with your child on the autism spectrum involves using the most playful side of yourself. When we allow ourselves to be fully playful and have fun with our children, it inspires them to want to open up and connect with us. From this alone comes spontaneous eye contact, expressive language and flexibility.…
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Easter Fun!

From Kate Wilde: I just love Easter! Along with Halloween it is my favorite holiday. I love the feel of spring in the air and the promise of longer warmer summer nights. I love the symbolism that Easter represents. That we can be reborn, change, let go of the old and become whomever we want…
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What Does The Eye See?

 From Kate Wilde: Good morning!! Today The Autism Treatment Center of America brings you the game, What Does The Eye See?Click on the video below to learn how you can play this game to help your child on the Autism Spectrum with expressive language, social cues and imagination games. Don’t forget to add the magic…
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Initiating and Building Up a Game With Your Child

FROM BECKY: I want to talk a little bit about initiating and building up a game for your child with Autism. The way I view this is similar to the way I cook. I’m the kind of person who likes to throw a little bit of this and a little bit of that in as…
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Games Games Games!

Good Morning. Today The Autism Treatment Center of America brings you building ideas you can use with your children on the autism spectrum. Take your suitcase into your playroom and entertain, dazzle, and delight your children. Games to inspire eye contact, conversation skills and interactive attention span .Click on the video below:

Games Games Games!

Hello! This weeks video blog from The Autism Treatment Center of America comes a few days early – just before I head off to do a three day outreach with a lovely family who are running a Son-Rise Program for their adorable 3 year old son with Autism. Click on the video to see how…
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10 Ways to Build off Squeezes

Hi all, Many children that I have worked with at the Autism Treatment Center of America have really enjoyed squeezes on their hands, legs, heads, etc, and big body squeezes. Here are 10 ideas to try if your child likes squeezes. 1) Bring 2 pillows into the playroom and hold them in your arms. Have…
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