Compare Start-Up Programs

The Son-Rise Program is an alternative autism treatment program that breaks all the rules. Our program shows how joining children in their own unique worlds before asking them to join us in ours makes it possible for these special children to reach new heights! See a full comparison of our Start-Up Programs below.

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GROUP TRAINING PROGRAMONLINE TRAINING PROGRAM

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

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In-Depth 5-Day Program: Come spend five amazing days connecting with other caring parents who share similar situations and challenges. Learn ways to help your child to become more flexible, and become more flexible yourself.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, toilet training, dietary intervention, and dealing with aggressive & challenging behaviors.
  • 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.
  • 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 training course with interactive videos, guides, and materials which you can complete from your own home.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In-Home Program: Learn The Son-Rise Program techniques, taught by our Son-Rise Program Senior Teachers, at your own pace from the comfort of your own home. This course can be easily accessed on your own time, from anywhere with internet access.
  • Step-By-Step Social Developmental Model: This one-of-a-kind model is used to track your child’s progress, and help them to develop in all areas of socialization.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Son-Rise Program Teachers questions, and cheer each other on!
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We maintain a data retention policy to protect your data. Information collected on our website will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected.

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