Category: Inspiration

Mati

This is Mati – What a Cutie Pie!Mati is a chatty and lively 5 year old with autism. I met him and his wonderful parents Carlos and Patricia in July in Argentina, when I was lucky enough to visit their home and do a Son-Rise Program outreach. During the outreach I got to watch Carols,…
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Guilia

This is Giulia- isn’t she lovely!!! Giulia is another gentle soul with Autism I met on on my travels in Argentina. I was lucky enough to do A Son-Rise Program Outreach with her and her Mom Xexa. Not only does Xexa run a full time Son-Rise Program for her daughter which is bursting at the…
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The Son-Rise Program Spread Around the World

FROM BECKY: I did a Son-Rise Program consultation at the weekend with a family that I work closely with. Their sweet four year old son Tomas has grown so remarkably in the past 1.5 years since they started running their Son-Rise Program that he is now having regular play dates with other children and is…
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Franco

This is Franco and me. As you can see he is a very handsome 14 year old. Some of his greatest loves in life are his Mom, putting colored glue in the palm of his hand and peeling it off, pop music and food.. He has the sweetest eyes, is incredible fun to play with…
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How Controlling Are You?

FROM BECKY: Last week my best friend Holly was here from England staying in my home for the week. I had the week off work and we both enjoyed a fabulous week of catching up with each other, laying on the beach, and relaxing together. I have always known I was a little controlling when…
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My Child Likes to Draw!

FROM BECKY: We have a beautiful four year old boy here at The Autism Treatment Center of America this week. His amazing family have come all the way from Vancouver, Canada to do an intensive program. This morning, I had the pleasure of observing this boy’s Father playing with him in The Son-Rise Program playroom.…
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An Old Friend!

FROM BECKY: I wanted to share a really meaningful experience I just had working with a beautiful 17 year old girl with Autism. Elizabeth, who I go back a few years with, came to our Son-Rise Program Intensive for the 4th time this week. I was working with this lovely young lady one on one…
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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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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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Embrace

From Kate Wilde: It is Monday morning – the beginning of our week here At The Autism Treatment Center of America. The very first thing we do each Monday morning right at 8.30am is a mediation. Every single person on the Son-Rise Program Intensive team sits down together, we hold hands and begin to visualize…
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