Autism Treatment Center of America®

  • JOY_ism
  • IMAGINE_ism
  • ACCEPT_ism
  • Build_a_FORT_ism
  • Tyler_ism

Interview with Barry (Bears) Neil Kaufman

Autism & Failure to Thrive! Fearless Solutions

In this 1984 interview from the show "People Are Talking", a mother of a child with Autism and Failure To Thrive (referred to in the show, as "Anorexia") explains how The Son-Rise Program helped her child learn to eat and ultimately thrive. Barry Neil Kaufman, the co-founder of the Autism Treatment Center of America (a division of The Option Institute), explores the steps taken to help the woman's daughter recover using The Son-Rise Program's key principles, including "joining" and allowing the child be the guide.

Part 1

6 mins 53 seconds

Part 2

6 mins 52 seconds

Part 3

10 mins 33 seconds

Part 4

6 mins 7 seconds