Trust.

In-order to learn fully and quickly it is useful to decide to trust your teacher.In-order to teach effectively it is useful to trust your students.To create a strong and beautiful relationship it is useful to trust open heatedly. To know what you want and then go after it is useful to trust yourself. Trust trust…
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To all the Parents

This week is our Start Up program week and we have soo many people here. I am so excited for each and every one of the parents and professionals who are able to make it here. I love seeing the change in the parents over the week from excitement and curiosity to excitement and empowerment…
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From Baby Steps to Giant Strides!

Today I would like to celebrate one of my best friends. A gorgeous five year old boy who I volunteer with every week. I would like to celebrate him for the huge strides he has made recently. His family have been doing The Son-Rise Program with him for about three years. During that time I…
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Requesting!

Good Morning.This week at the Autism Treatment Center of America we have a 6 year old Autistic boy. He has blond hair and the cutest cheeks! He loves playing with his Dad and does yoga like poses in the mirror, and an interesting dance moving his fingers and then wrapping his arm over his head…
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Parenting – Useful Perspective

Last night Bryn and I were having dinner with Jade and Malik and we had a great conversation about dying. Jade and Malik had just come back from working at a local stables that works with special children and adults. It is a wonderful place where the horses, having been rescued from in-humane conditions, are…
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I Can Stop Judging My Son

Hi Bears, I would like to be your friend. Your have helped me to not judge myself. Now when I return home from The Son-Rise Program: New Frontiers at the Autism Treatment Center of America this Friday, I can stop judging my son Nathanael. When I feel alone and have no support and no one…
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The Importance of Happiness!

Wonderful friends! I want to share with you some beautiful realizations I have had regarding the importance of choosing happiness when we want to help our autistic children, both in and out of the playroom. Our autism strategies and techniques are so powerful and important, but being grounded in a totally loving, happy, non-judgmental attitude…
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It’s Never too Late to Talk!

This week I have the pleasure of working with an 18 year old man in The Son-Rise Program Intensive Program, the week before that, we had a 32 year old man,and before that, an 18 year old woman. Every time we have a young adult in our playroom, we hear them use new sounds and…
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Fun Creator!

The Son Rise Program playroom is one of the places where I feel truly alive. I can do anything in the playroom! The best part of this is, the more fun I have, the more fun I believe the children have. This was demonstrated to me very well yesterday. I was joining this amazing young…
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One Joy of a Son-Rise Program Training Course

This photo was taken during our advanced training program – New Frontiers, in the UK. I enjoy many things about teaching in our Son-Rise Program training courses, especial those times when parents, volunteers and caring professionals get together in small groups to brainstorm and support one another. It is wonderful to see them come up…
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