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TOP 10 REASONS YOUR CHILD ISN’T SLEEPING

Many of us have children on the #autism spectrum who take a long time to go to sleep, stay up very late, or get up periodically throughout the night. Here are the top 10 pitfalls that you may not realize can make it more difficult for your child to go to sleep and stay asleep. 1) Feeding…
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The Son-Rise Program® Sleep Protocol™

This could be your child … beautifully, quietly sleeping in their own bed. Photo Notation: Vivek, Age 6, Diagnosis: Autism Spectrum Disorder – Slept in his own bed the first night his parents used The Son-Rise Program Sleep Protocol! So many of our children have challenges with sleep: going to sleep, staying asleep, sleeping in…
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Inside there is a beautiful person

From Gaby:When a child is severely autistic the parents (and others) wonder how much gets into the childs brains. Does the autistic person have any clue of what happens around them? The answer is yes if I have to go by Tybalt. I’m lucky that my once severely autistic, none verbal and according to the…
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Bedtime Blog 3

FROM BECKY: Now I have explained some things that will help you prepare for your new bedtime routine, follow the links below from Kate on how to create and stick to that routine. Below that are some more thoughts on how to make things easier for you, other family memebers and your child to cope…
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Bedtime Blog 2

FROM BECKY: This is the next installment on my series of blogs about bedtime for your children. Here are some more ideas about helping your child to sleep or to transition into their own bedroom. 1) Take a look at your child’s diet and limit sugar and carbs in the evening. Even if the sugar…
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Bedtime Blog!

FROM BECKY: My next series of blogs is inspired by a consultation I recently had with one of our wonderful Son-Rise Program, Start-Up participants. My child won’t go to sleep, what do I do? The particular child in question would begin crying once in his room and then would continually come out of his bedroom…
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Wake Up Sunshine!

From Katrina: Here’s a random topic of conversation: waking up a sleeping child in the playroom. This doesn’t happen too often, but for some families it does. So obviously, occasionally, it happens here at the Autism Treatment Center of America. This week we have an adorable Australian cutie who has the amazing ability to fall…
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Sleep – Take 2

What to do when your child won’t stay in their bedroom when it’s time for you to leave? Firstly make sure you start the bedtime routine at the same time in the same order each night, this will help your child to get a sense of what is coming next, thus giving them a sense…
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Sleep

FROM KATE: Sleep – arrrhhhh what a great word that is, MMMMMM sleep is so rejuvenating, and healthful for our bodies. When we sleep our bodies only concern is to repair and regenerate. When running a Son-Rise Program sleep plays a vital role for you as parents and also for the health and well being…
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Sleeping Children

Currently I am writing a little booklet on how to get your child to sleep through the night, in their own bed, AND in their own room. WOW I hear some of you sigh, wouldn’t that be nice! I know a lot of you, whether your children are typical or special rarely experience the beautiful…
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