Category: Giving Control

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Autism Toileting Tips using Son-Rise Program techniques from the Autism Treatment Center of America®

“One of the areas that we, as a human race are extremely diverse around… is our toileting experience! • Some cultures sit on their toilets • Others squat above their toilets • Some are very particular about the type of toilet paper they use • Some cultures prefer to use a bidet • Do you…
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Is Anxiety Affecting Your Child on the Autism Spectrum?

“Anxiety is extremely prevalent among children and teenagers in our world today. More than ever before, do we hear of such a huge proportion of our young people experiencing immense levels of anxiety on a daily basis… Although this subject might seem very complex, the solution can be a lot more simple than we realize.…
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Believe that you can…Because you can!

“I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.” – Albert Einstein“This morning, while my family and I were getting ready for the day, my younger daughter who is 6 years old, came into the kitchen and asked me to fix her hair in…
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The Miracle of Joining!

“Since the Autism Treatment Center opened in 1983, there have been families upon families visiting our custom-designed Son-Rise Program playroom learning The Son-Rise Program® techniques. The essential technique that set us apart from all other therapies of that time, and which has revolutionized Autism treatment to this day, is the Son-Rise Program technique … Joining…
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Believe that you can…Because you can!

“I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.” – Albert Einstein “This morning, while my family and I were getting ready for the day, my younger daughter who is 6 years old, came into the kitchen and asked me to fix her hair…
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Determining if your child is ready for play

Help With Determining If Your Child Is Ready To Play: In The Son-Rise Program® we talk about Green Lights and Red Lights. If your child is giving you Red Lights they are indicating to you that they are not ready to play, or interact yet. Green Lights are when your child is indicating that they…
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Timing and Attitude

From Kate Wilde: Timing and attitude, attitude and timing, timing and attitude, attitude and timing. This is the heart of The Son-Rise Program.   An attitude of loving each moment, every moment you are with your child. Timing – looking to see where you child is at any given moment to decide which Son-Rise Program…
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Getting them to eat

From Gaby:This morning I was looking through some recipes in a magazine to see if there might be some interesting GFCF diets I could use for Christmas. Okay I know it is a bit early but seeing how they very often aren’t that easy to find and I had a bit of free time on…
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Garfield

From Gaby:For years you loved a certain name and you decide when I get a boy you will give him that name. Then the child turns 11 years old and decides he doesn’t like the name and wants to go through life as a ……… Garfield. History repeats itself. When I was 11years old, I…
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Some Specifics of Our Journey with Food

FROM JEANNIE: One of the first problem issues with my son, Carson, which set off the developmental alarm bells with the doctors, was A MAJOR FEEDING PROBLEM. By the age of one y.o., when children are supposed to be starting to gobble yogurt, oatmeal, applesauce, etc, Carson was practically eating nothing. All he wanted was…
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