Category: Parenting

Five helpful tips for CREATIVITY!!!

Article by: Kim Korpady Son-Rise Program®Team Trainer & Professional Training Coordinator In The Son-Rise Program® we see creativity as a key piece in helping form a deep connection to our children on the Autism Spectrum. Oftentimes we hear from parents around the World … “I’m just not creative.” But the thing is … WE ACTUALLY…
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Motivation is the key to all social interactions

Article by: Camila Titone Son-Rise Program® Teacher Senior Son-Rise Program® Child Facilitator This morning I was in the Son-Rise Program® playroom, here at the Autism Treatment Center of America® with our very sweet five year old friend. He had very fine, long, blonde hair and he loved to move his head around and watch his own hair hit his…
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Autism Parenting: Should We Do the Opposite of What Everyone’s Telling Us?

Article by: Raun K. Kaufman Director of Global Education Autism Treatment Center of America® Facing the turmoil of an autism diagnosis, it’s totally understandable for us to feel pressured into using an approach with our children that doesn’t feel right to us. Most parents of children on the autism spectrum have been told that they…
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THE 7 JOINING NO-NO’S YOU’RE PROBABLY DOING

By Raun K. KaufmanDirector of Global Education, Autism Treatment Center of America® Joining is one of the most crucial techniques of The Son-Rise Program®. It’s the first thing we do, and it is absolutely essential for building trust and rapport. When we join our children, we participate in their ism (“stims”) with deep interest and…
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Feeling Loving and Easy … no matter what your child is doing

Susan Humphries Son-Rise Program® Teacher, Autism Treatment Center of America® All of us have moments when we are uneasy, frustrated, angry, sad, afraid, or some version of “uncomfortable” in circumstances involving our children. So let’s talk about turning this frustration into elation! Here are some of the most common “uncomfortable” circumstances that parents tell us…
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NEW PRODUCTS & NEW PRICE – The Son-Rise Program Starter Kit

The Son-Rise Program Starter Kit ($74.95 + Shipping/handling) is a specially priced selection of outstanding resources designed to help you, your family, your support team and everyone else in your child’s life to be able to: Help your child immediately. Further understand The Son-Rise Program. Prepare for a Son-Rise Program Start-Up. This package includes everything…
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7 Guidelines to Try When Your Child Cries or Tantrums

Seven Simple Guidelines to Try When Your Child Cries or Tantrums For those of you who have attended The Son-Rise Program® Start-Up, this will be a great reminder to you, and for those of you who have not attended The Son-Rise Program foundational course, this will help you when your child (regardless of their age…
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Boundary Setting

FROM WILLIAM: Part of a child’s life is to learn you do not always get what you want. This applies to autistic children as well as neuro-typical children. For any child a main part of their focus on a day to day basis is to get what they want exactly when they want it (i.e.…
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Some Inspiring Words For Our Amazing Children!!!!

From: Kim You are so special! Great work! Way to go! Keep up the great work! You are such a fun friend/son/daughter! You are spectacular! I love being your mom/dad! You are so smart! What a great idea! You are so kind! You are so talented! What a big heart you have! What a great…
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Listen to What I Hear

FROM JAMIE: This story begins in 1995. Tyler is 14 months old. What they said: “They” are 9 medical professionals from Neuropsychologist, Neuropsychiatirst, Medical Physician, and several Therapists. “Tyler is Severely Organic Brain Dysfunctioned. I’m sorry this happened to you. You will be lucky if she dresses herself or feeds herself. Expect nothing more. Put…
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