The Son-Rise Program®

Since 1974, the Autism Treatment Center of America® has taught our unique and effective approach to help over 35,000 families worldwide.

Since 1974, the Autism Treatment Center of America® has taught our unique and effective approach to help over 35,000 families worldwide.

The Son-Rise Program®online
The Son-Rise Program®in-person

Comprehensive online course with videos and materials from Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers, which you can complete from your own home, at your own pace.

In-person group course with other parents (and professionals), taught directly by Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers.

The Son-Rise Program Online Families
The Son-Rise Program In-Person Families

Highlights:

  • In-Home Program: Learn The Son-Rise Program techniques, taught by our Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers, from the comfort of your own home. This course can be easily accessed on your own time, from anywhere with internet access.
  • 9 Months of Course Material: This is a self-paced course completed over a 9-month period, and therefore you determine how quickly or slowly you move through the materials.
  • Ages: Our program has successfully helped thousands of children and adults from 18-months to 60-years-old. We believe, and have seen, that change is possible at any age.
  • Step-By-Step Social Developmental Model: This model is used to track your child’s progress, and help them to develop in all areas of socialization.
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly guidance, support, and inspiration: This course provides daily activities with specific growth focuses, socialization-building games, and simple daily exercises to keep you motivated and on track. You’ll see video examples to help solidify our core techniques and you’ll receive parent guides and worksheets.
  • Two 8-Week After-Courses: These after-courses outline what to do every day for four months. These courses provide daily activities with specific growth focuses, socialization-building games, and simple daily exercises to keep you motivated and on track.
  • Online Library: In addition to the course, the online library is comprised of valuable resources, including folders such as "Get Some Inspiration!”, “Playroom Clips, Tips & More!", and "Do An Activity!"
  • Access to our Private Facebook Group: This group will allow you to connect with other parents/professionals who are using The Son-Rise Program Online. As a member of the group, you can get support, ask our Senior Son-Rise Program Teachers questions, and cheer each other on!

Highlights:

  • In-Depth 5-Day Program: Come spend five amazing days away from the stress and strain of everyday life, in the company of other caring parents who share similar situations and challenges… and learn ways to help your child and begin your own home-based Son-Rise Program. Each day, you will receive thoughtful and comprehensive training with Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers on The Autism Treatment Center of America’s beautiful 100+ acre campus in Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA, nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires. You will participate in carefully crafted, interactive experiences designed to enable you to truly understand how to implement The Son-Rise Program techniques, leaving you with a deep confidence, strength, hope, and sense of optimism.
  • Q&A Sessions: Get answers from our experienced teachers who will specifically address and offer solutions to the wide array of questions, concerns, and real-life issues that parents deal with on a daily basis, such as eating issues, sleep problems, potty training, dietary intervention, and dealing with hitting, yelling, and other challenging behaviors. You will receive engaged interaction and inspiration from our dynamic, caring, motivating, and deeply knowledgeable teachers, who have spent thousands of hours working directly with children on the spectrum.
  • Step-By-Step Social Developmental Model: This one of a kind model is used to track your child’s progress, and walk you through the skills needed to help your child become socially engaged.
  • Bond with Other Parents (and Educators): After attending The Son-Rise Program In-Person Start-Up, many parents share that they now feel connected and supported for the first time, and no longer feel alone and isolated. Connect with others walking the same path as you and build a community that can serve as a valuable support network for you throughout your journey with your child.
  • Ages: Our program has successfully helped thousands of children and adults from 18-months to 60-years-old. We believe, and have seen, that change is possible at any age.
  • Private, One-on-One Consultations: Individual guidance specific to your child and your unique personal challenges. (for an additional fee).
  • All Inclusive: Your program fee includes meals, lodging, and complimentary access to our fitness center.
  • Access to our Private Facebook Group: This group will allow you to connect with new friends you’ve made during your course and other parents/professionals that have taken the In-Person course. It will allow you to get support throughout your journey, ask our Senior Son-Rise Program Teachers questions, and cheer each other on!

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Comprehensive online course with videos and materials from Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers, which you can complete from your own home, at your own pace.

Highlights of the Online Course:

  • In-Home Program: Learn The Son-Rise Program techniques, taught by our Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers, from the comfort of your own home. This course can be easily accessed on your own time, from anywhere with internet access.
  • 9 Months of Course Material: This is a self-paced course completed over a 9-month period, and therefore you determine how quickly or slowly you move through the materials.
  • Ages: Our program has successfully helped thousands of children and adults from 18-months to 60-years-old. We believe, and have seen, that change is possible at any age.
  • Step-By-Step Social Developmental Model: This model is used to track your child’s progress, and help them to develop in all areas of socialization.
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly guidance, support, and inspiration: This course provides daily activities with specific growth focuses, socialization-building games, and simple daily exercises to keep you motivated and on track. You’ll see video examples to help solidify our core techniques and you’ll receive parent guides and worksheets.
  • Two 8-Week After-Courses: These after-courses outline what to do every day for four months. These courses provide daily activities with specific growth focuses, socialization-building games, and simple daily exercises to keep you motivated and on track.
  • Online Library: In addition to the course, the online library is comprised of valuable resources, including folders such as "Get Some Inspiration!”, “Playroom Clips, Tips & More!", and "Do An Activity!"
  • Access to our Private Facebook Group: This group will allow you to connect with other parents/professionals who are using The Son-Rise Program Online. As a member of the group, you can get support, ask our Senior Son-Rise Program Teachers questions, and cheer each other on!
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The Son-Rise Program®in‑person

In-person group course with other parents (and professionals), taught directly by Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers.

Highlights of the In-Person Course:

  • In-Depth 5-Day Program: Spend five days away from the stress of everyday life, in the company of other parents who share similar situations and challenges, and learn ways to help your child and begin your own home-based Son-Rise Program. You will receive comprehensive training with Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers on the Autism Treatment Center of America’s beautiful 100+ acre campus in Sheffield, MA, USA.
  • Q&A Sessions: Get answers from our experienced teachers who will specifically address and offer solutions to the wide array of questions, concerns, and real-life issues that parents deal with on a daily basis, such as eating issues, sleep problems, potty training, and dealing with challenging behaviors such as hitting.
  • Step-By-Step Social Developmental Model: This one of a kind model is used to track your child’s progress, and walk you through the skills needed to help your child become socially engaged.
  • Bond with Other Parents (and Educators): Connect with others walking the same path as you, and build a community that can serve as a valuable support network for you throughout your journey with your child.
  • Ages: Our program has successfully helped thousands of children and adults from 18-months to 60-years-old. We believe, and have seen, that change is possible at any age.
  • Private, One-on-One Consultations: Individual guidance specific to your child and your unique personal challenges. (for an additional fee)
  • All Inclusive: Your program fee includes meals, lodging, and complimentary access to our fitness center.
  • Access to our Private Facebook Group: This group will allow you to connect with new friends and other parents/professionals that have taken the In-Person course. It will allow you to get support throughout your journey, ask our Senior Son-Rise Program Teachers questions, and cheer each other on!
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