Welcome to RDIconnect

This is the online home of Relationship Development Intervention, offering programs, training, support, education, resources and community for families and individuals who face a wide range of developmental difficulties. Our programs are based on the latest research and help build:

images Problem solving            images Self Worth          images Independence

images Self-regulation              images Competence       images Stronger Relationships

images Flexibility                       images Adaptability        images Empathy Perspective

We offer a variety of resources and programs to help you on your journey, including:

Family-based programs for ASD, ADHD and other challenges images

Professional training to work with families on RDI programs images

imagesA vibrant online community for support, education and networking

News & Blogs

Productive Uncertainty

One of the vital things that parents do in the guiding relationship is to guide children in how to engage challenge in a productive manner…

A Relationship with My Daughter

A long time ago, Anna never said or called me mom. Now I can happily say, there is not a day that goes by that I do not hear her call me mom.

Episodic Memory Part 4

As children form relationships with their peers, they use their episodic memory to create stories of developing friendships as well as narratives of themselves as desirable play partners.

The First Day of Autumn

There is a poetry to autumn that many of us addicted to screen time have ceased to enjoy.

We have been doing RDI with our son for about three years now and it has completely transformed him from a non-interactive, non-verbal toddler to an extremely interactive preschooler who shares his day with me in complete thoughts and sentences, makes friends, and excels in a typical preschool with no outside assistance. ” – K. Wood

RDI has changed my son’s world – he goes to a regular school, has friends and plays football in a class full of children from other schools and different ages, now we have to tell him to shut up, he amazes us every day… It is a long journey and I believe that there is light at the end of the tunnel and ours is getting brighter every day. – Dad to a delightful six-year old