Being Present and Appreciating the Current Moment

Now when it comes to work I find it easy to be present and focused on what I am doing, whether working with a parent helping them learn the Son-Rise Program, teaching a trainee, editing an interview, handling my emails, etc. It is the in between times, when I have not chosen any specific thing…
Read more

Tales from a Son-Rise Program Child Facilitator – heightened Senses

I found out very quickly through volunteering in a Son-Rise Program that Autistic children are extremely good at sensing things. I had learnt at The Son-Rise Start-Up Program that because these children had challenges picking up on social cues, they had other ways of figuring out the world to compensate for that. I know that…
Read more

Apply the Son-Rise Program Principles to yourself.

To all those who read this who know me, I send much love and appreciation for you in my life.For all those who read this whom I do not know I send you a hearty hug and a welcome. The Son-Rise Program was designed for Autistic children, however apply the following principles to yourself on…
Read more

Recovered from Autism After 17 Weeks of The Son-Rise Program

I just received the following message through my Facebook page. It is absolutely amazing! HI BEARS I have just returned from The Son-Rise Program® New Frontiers last week in London. It was fantastic I feel so ready and motivated to enhance my program. I was telling William about my son Lorcan’s diagnosis. On November he…
Read more

Relaxing with a Possible Unwanted Future

We have just returned from teaching the Son-Rise Program New Frontiers training course in the UK. It was an incredible week. I was very inspired by all the people who attended the program – there were moms, dads, volunteers, sisters, an aunte, a pastor etc. all coming together to focus on loving their special child/adult…
Read more

New Frontiers!

Hi Everyone,What a beautiful morning it is this morning!I feel blessed to be here at the Son-Rise house amongst my co workers, I can hear them chatting away, changing lives and laughing. I have been to London, to see the queen, not quite but very nearly. William Hogan and I taught, New Frontiers to 170…
Read more

Autism is Curable.

The following is an exchange that recently took place on my Facebook page (find me by searching for “Bears Barry Neil Kaufman”). Please read and enjoy! 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…
Read more

Big Mountains to Climb

A note from Julie:OK! ! need some love:My husband is in the army, he was deployed last year, and has been here & gone quite a bit over the last few months… my daughter (5) is a daddy’s girl (so was i) and each time he leaves, she gets very anxious. and the old isms…
Read more

Tales from a Son-Rise Child Facilitator – Robert moves into my world

The thing I love the most about The Son-Rise Program is that when the child is exclusive, we join them in their world. We don’t try to stop their unique behaviours but instead see them as a way to connect, accept, and build a bridge to their amazing world. One of the most memorable moments…
Read more

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. Naysayers never change the world. The past doesn’t predict the future unless you believe…
Read more