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Kate C. Wilde

Teacher, Director & Author

Teacher, Director & Author


Kate C. Wilde is the Director of Global Outreach for The Son-Rise Program, and has worked at The Autism Treatment Center of America® for over 20 years. She has spent her whole life working with children on the autism spectrum and their families. She has worked one-on-one with well over a 1,500 different children of different diagnoses. She has spent more than 10,000 hours working one-on-one with children and adults, and has helped thousands of families from all over the world help their children with autism. She is a senior teacher and lecturer at the Autism Treatment Center of America helping families individually and in groups run home based, parent directed Son-Rise Programs with their children.

Not only does she profoundly help families with their everyday parenting challenges, but also in all areas of their child’s social engagement. Helping children create meaningful, caring relationships with the people in their lives. She has presented The Son-Rise Program in North America, Europe and Asia. She is also the Dean of Professional training, training teachers and Staff at the Autism Treatment Center of America.

Two Amazing Books Available

Kate’s NEW Book is a Must Have!

You still believe in your child. So does Kate. She’ll show you how to make language happen.

NEW! “The Autism Language Launcher”

Do you want to help your child on the autism spectrum to verbally communicate with you and others? You've picked up the right book. The Autism Language Launcher gives you something totally new: a step-by-step guide that ignites language lift-off by using methods such as tapping into your child's innate intelligence, going with your child instead of against your child and providing techniques that work with adults on the spectrum. Written for parents, relatives, professionals, educators, or caregivers of a child or adult who is not yet verbal, making some sounds, using some words, speaking in single words, or using two-word phrases, this book uses the author's decades of experience with children and adults on the spectrum. Kate also demonstrates how to effectively address your child's echolalia, repetitious language, and repetitive questions in a way that your child will find supportive, bonding, and even joyful. Ultimately, this book shows you how to make language happen.

"I adore this book and I can't wait to hand it out to all my families who wish for more verbal communication with their children. Mark my words, The Autism Language Launcher is a game changer!"
—Wendy Edwards
"The only resource you'll need to help your child grow in their communication! Reading this book is like having an in-home consultant - or better, a knowledgeable friend - to cheer you on and guide you."
—Cindy Rinna
Autism Mum of Two

“Autistic Logistics”

This is a book that answers all the parenting questions that you have always wanted answered. To help you understand, and guide you through the everyday experience of parenting your very different child. A step-by-step guide packed full of easy to understand techniques that you can immediately put into practice with your child. Parents and caregivers will learn: How to toilet train their child without pushing or pressure Introduce new foods without a fight Help their child sleep through the night and in their own bed What to do when their child, tantrums, hits and bites What to do when their child cries continually for hours on end without apparent cause. How to introduce tooth brushing, hair cutting, getting dressed in such a way that your child will want and enjoy the activity This book is not just about getting your child to do these everyday activities; it is about inspiring your child to want to do the skills outlined in the book. It helps you understand your child’s experience and how giving your child the control they crave and harnessing their own unique motivations will have your child running into the bathroom to get their teeth cleaned or sit on the potty. Autistic Logistics is translated into the following languages Polish, French, Estonian, Chinese and Vietnamese.

“Autistic Logistics is an absolute must-read. No matter what therapy you’re doing with your child, this book will transform your entire home experience. … Kate Wilde knows all of our challenges, and her fantastic book helps us to overcome them.”
—Kristin Selby Gonzalez,
President, Autism Hope Alliance (AHA)
“I am a pediatrician who works with children who have autism. I am also the mother of a child with autism who lived through many of the situations described in Kate's book. ... this book is GOLD!!!"
— Dr. Wendy Edwards
“…a real gem….This book gives solid advice and examples of how to tackle the most basic of issues that parents of autistic children face. I strongly recommend this book to anyone who is a parent or caregiver of a person with autism. It is a book that I wish had been around when our son was first diagnosed."
— ourprairiehome
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