Category: Fun and Games

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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Games Games Games!

From Kate Wilde:Hello Everyone! Here at the Autism Treatment Center of America we believe that a useful toy for a child on the Autism Spectrum is one that can be used to create and inspire interaction with another person. We do not try to get a child to play with the toy, instead we use…
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Fun With Our Voice

From Kate Wilde: This weeks video blog from The Autism Treatment Center of America demonstrates how you can use your voice in varied and interesting ways to enhance your Son-Rise Program Technique – The 3 E’s – ENTHUSIASM- EXCITEMENT – AND ENERGY!!!!! It is not just what we do in the playroom but how we…
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Games Games Games!

Hello Everyone!!! This weeks video blog from the Autism Treatment Center of America helps you with two things – great game ideas to help your child on the Autism Spectrum want to interact and engage with you and what you can do with your odd socks : – )! Enjoy and delight in your time…
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Games With Simple Rules

From Kate Wilde: Hello! “Plays games and activities that have simple rules and structure.” This is a stage three flexibility goal in The Son-Rise Program developmental model. Below is a video suggesting great starter games to help your child achieve this goal.

Games Games Games!

From Kate Wilde: A short and simple game from The Autism Treatment Center of America designed to help your child use context when relaying a story or event to another person. Remember to use The Son-Rise Program technique of only introducing this game when your child has given you a sustained green light. To learn…
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Balloons Away!

Good morning Great Son-Rise Program Parents! More games ideas from The Autism Treatment Center of America. For all of us who work regularly with the same child, it is useful to get real creative with the toys that we bring into the playroom. It is not about going out to buy new toys, but thinking…
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Build Yourself into Your Childs World

FROM BECKY: It is very common for children with autism to be interested in things, objects, pictures, characters, actions and not in people. A very simple Son-Rise Program technique to inspire your child to become more motivated in YOU is to build YOURSELF into the activity. Wait for a green light from your child (a…
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Games Games Games!

Good Morning! This video blog marks the first for 2011. The game is designed to encourage our children on the Autism Spectrum to want to interact with us in a variety of different ways. Sometimes our children can limit the way they interact with us to getting squeezes, tickles and rides. This game will encourage…
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