Why using a Son-Rise Program playroom is the ideal place to implement the program with your child on the Autism Spectrum?

• “Our children and adults on the Autism Spectrum have a huge challenge processing sensory stimulus and filtering out irrelevant information from the environment and the people around them. The world can seem very loud, chaotic, and disorganized for our children on the spectrum. This can lead to sensory-overload, or to our children being easily…
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Show Your Child They Have a Friend

“One of the biggest things we want to help our children on the Autism Spectrum with is the ability to relate to people, and socially engage with people. In The Son-Rise Program®, this is our biggest area of focus. Why? If our children can interact with other people in a stronger and deeper way, there…
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Let’s inspire a love of looking at people! Because the more our children look at us, the more they learn from us…

“Where our eyes go to, often indicates where our attention goes. The same is true for our children, when they spontaneously look at us, which indicates that most of their attention is on us. Our children are showing to us that in that moment they are interested in us and want to engage with us.…
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Feeling Energized with the 3 E’s

“In The Son-Rise Program, we use the wonderful technique of using the 3 E’s (Energy, Excitement, and Enthusiasm) when we are with our children on the Autism Spectrum. The reason we want to use the 3 E’s is that when are energetic, excited, and enthusiastic we become a beacon of light and passion for our…
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Talking Less Encourages More Language

“Us adults tend to talk a lot when we are with our children with Autism. We can ply our children with lots of questions, we make many requests of our children, and sometimes we actually become flat-out “Motor Mouths” around our children. One of our children’s challenges is verbal communication, so inspiring them to talk…
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How Introducing Props Helps Your Child Play with Friends

“In The Son-Rise Program®, we want to help our children on the Autism spectrum feel confident when interacting with peers. We want them to feel successful when creating friendships. We want our children to understand what playing with other people looks like. If we help our children with this skill now, they will be ready…
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“FAUX” FIXERS?

Photo Notation: Bears (Barry Neil Kaufman), CEO/Co-Founder of the Autism Treatment Center of America and The Son-Rise Program and Author of Son-Rise: The Miracle Continues and Samahria Lyte Kaufman Co-Founder/Co-Creator “Sweet image. Easy to digest. But we don’t fix people. Why? No one needs to be fixed. Period. But what we do help people to do is help…
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LOVE

“Make your love visible.” -Bears (Barry Neil Kaufman), CEO/Co-Founder Photo Notation: Bears (Barry Neil Kaufman), CEO/Co-Founder of the Autism Treatment Center and The Son-Rise Program and Author of Son-Rise: The Miracle Continues and Samahria Lyte Kaufman Co-Founder/Co-Creator

WHAT KIND OF BAGGAGE ARE YOU CARRYING AROUND?

“Biggest form of baggage: Two common Beliefs (resulting in unhappiness and disease-enabling). 1) ‘This is bad for me’ and 2) ‘I can’t handle this.’ “Result: Feeling stressed or depressed. Decreased immune function/elevated cytokine levels. “Followed by: Increased tissue inflammation and susceptibility to infections and tumors. (Don’t panic – information is useful, very useful). “UNHAPPY = UNHEALTHY “ALTERNATIVE: New Belief: 1) ‘This…
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Help Your Child Through Whining, Crying, and Yelling

“Here at the Autism Treatment Center of America®, home of The Son-Rise Program®, we want to share some powerful tools and techniques to help you help your child on the Autism Spectrum to use more effective ways to communicate when they are crying, whining, or yelling. • “Be aware of making assumptions. You may guess…
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