Horse Therapy

Horse Therapy

Horse Therapy: Creating a heart to heart connection Therapist Catherine Davis explains how horse therapy children with autism strengthen their emotional intelligence and social skills, by learning to empathize with the animal.   Discover More Learn more about the...
The Son-Rise Program

The Son-Rise Program

Carly and Stef use the methods described in this therapy approach in many scenes of the film. One example is when they join Oskar in his stimming. The goal is to enter into Oskar’s world; to be interested in the things he is interested in, just as you would with...
Music Therapy

Music Therapy

While music therapy is not featured in the film, Carly and Stef explored this approach with Oskar over several months and saw its many benefits. (Also see video below)  “For Oskar the gains were not overnight, but in the extra footage for the documentary, you can see...
Perspectives on ABA-IBI

Perspectives on ABA-IBI

In the film, Carly and Stef draw on their knowledge of traditional ABA (applied behavioural analysis) and IBI (intensive behavioural intervention) therapy as they work with Oskar, but ultimately choose a different therapeutic approach. Reflecting on that experience,...
Sensory Integration Therapy

Sensory Integration Therapy

Sensory processing issues are very common for children with ASD, and some of Oskar’s sensory challenges are explored in the film. Both Oskar and his older brother Ted seem especially sensitive to light and sound, and one of Carly’s goals is to help them...
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The Government of Manitoba -Manitoba Film & Video Production Tax Credit
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