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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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Hoop Games

Good Morning Everyone! The Autism Treatment Center of America sends you your Friday game! Enjoy trying these different hoop ideas with your children. These ideas are great to help your child look at you more, talk to you more and start to play imagination games. With much love to youKate

Games Games Games!

From Kate Wilde: This is your Friday Morning theme sent from The Autism Treatment Center of America. This is a complex theme that is designed for a child who is in stage 4 or 5 of  The Son-Rise Program Developmental Model. It can help your child with their academic skills, as well as goals such…
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Talking

From Kate Wilde: Verbal communication is made up of two components someone talking (either verbally or non-verbally) and someone listening. I recently wrote a short blog about listening, this blog is about how we talk to our children. This week at The Son-Rise Program Intensive we have the cutest little cherub with autism. He is…
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Listening

From Kate Wilde: :How can we help our children on the Autism spectrum talk more? How can we encourage our very talkative Autistic children to have conversations? One answer from the Son-Rise Program would be to listen, and by listen I mean really listen. The kind where you are not thinking of the next thing…
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Creative Conversations – A New Game Idea!

FROM KATE: Hi everyone! This week, we’re going to turn you all into funny characters to help inspire your children to want to have longer conversations with you. This game will suit children in stages 4 and 5 of The Son-Rise Program Social Developmental Model. When you try this game with your children, if you…
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Who Let the Down Out? DOWN, DOWN, DOWN, DOWN, DOWN!

From Katrina: Hey all you fun loving people out there. Want to know a quick technique to encourage more clear, single words and keep your own complicated talking to a minimum? Try modeling the word you are encouraging to the tune of a song. You can either replace every word with the word you are…
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