Category: Language

A Game for Socialization Created For a Highly Verbal Teenager

Many parents want game ideas for their highly verbal teenage and adult children on the Autism Spectrum. Here is a game that I created for a 16-year-old man that we worked with a few weeks ago! I hope that this game inspires you to come up with one of your own! One of the goals…
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Four Reasons to Stop and Listen When Helping Your Child Talk

Imagine that your child is already trying to talk. Now, entertain the idea that your son, or daughter may already be saying words, or parts of words. Open your heart up to the belief that your child is trying to verbally communicate every single day. Because, when we believe that our children are trying to…
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Language Delay Solutions and Tips

A 2-year-old child is a wonder to behold. Week to week, and even day-to-day, it can seem that the face and body are constantly transforming, and your child’s unique personality really starts to come out. But what if your 2-year-old is not talking yet? What if you’re not seeing all the dynamic changes and growth…
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Inspiring Your Child to Verbally Communicate instead of using other forms of communication (PECS, Sign Language, Apps)

When you have a child on the autism spectrum, you are faced with so much information. There are a multitude of different approaches and ideas that are available to you. You can often feel overwhelmed in your quest to support your child in the best way possible, and be a little lost at what to…
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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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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! 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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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.

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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