Category: Language

From Bears: Autism is Curable!

Autism is curable. Autism is curable. Autism is curable. I always wonder why some people get indigestion when we say what we know. Rather than believe in what can’t be done, we can choose to believe in what can be done. Nay-sayers never change the world. The past doesn’t predict the future unless you believe…
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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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Thoughts on Questions

From Kate Wilde: Questions?? Questions?? Questions?? What Color is this?  How many balloons are there? What would you like to eat? Do you want me to tickle you?What is this called? Shall I sing you a song? What do you want? Is this what you want? Shall I pretend to be a dog? What noise…
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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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Clarity of Speech

From Kate Wilde: Last week I worked with the most adorable three year old girl with Autism. She had blond wavy hair that she liked to shake, wore a white onesie and was so generous with her smiles and hugs. We named her fairy girl because of her looks and her beautiful spirit. She made…
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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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Games Games Games!

From Kate Wilde Its Friday – Theme day!! This week The Autism Treatment Center Of America brings you a quick and simple game that is designed to help your child share their personal thoughts and opinions. Our children on the Autism Spectrum are usually excellent at relaying factual information, but find it challenging to express…
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A Note About Shouting/Whining

FROM BECKY: Do you have a child who sometimes shouts, whines or screams as they tell you what they want? I have worked with many children and adults using The Son-Rise Program, where this has been a way that they have communicated at times. What to do when this happens is to simply explain or…
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Games Games Games!

Good Morning all you playful parents out there! Its Friday, the weekend is a head of us and The Autism Treatment Center of America is sending you another game to try with your children on the Autism Spectrum. This game is designed to help your child expand their use of language and have conversations.For those…
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Express Your Opinion

The Autism Treatment of america brings you the game of the week – Express your Opinion!! This game is designed to help your child express their own thoughts and opinions. “Answers simple questions requiring his/her opinion within the answer” is a stage 4 verbal communication goal from The Son-Rise Program Developmental Model. Have fun finding…
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