Stories and articles written by RDI consultants and parents
This guest blog post was originally published on the saiconnections blog page. You can read the original here. Three friends show up at your door to surprise you. It’s dinner time. You haven’t cooked enough but you still manage to serve a decent meal. It ends up being...
Of course, you want your child to look at you. But have you thought how it feels for him?
Nick is going through a stubborn teenager phrase. He only wants to do what he wants to do. When invited to join me in some form of interaction, he makes the sign for ‘finished’ quicker than you can say, “let’s…..”
Celebrate the Holidays RDI® style with Kat Lee.
Declarative communication can be verbal or non verbal. It is the opposite of imperative communication, which demands answers to questions.
With declarative communication a response is neither expected nor required. It’s okay if your child doesn’t respond to your declarative statement. For example: if you stated “These oranges are sweet.”, we would not expect a reciprocal statement.
The holiday season is upon us and although this time of the year is fun and full of magic for many of our families, when you have a child with autism the extra chaos and noise can often become overwhelming. To help you and your family make the most of these special...
These classes will train professionals to work with children with special needs and their parents, of any age, focusing on the rehabilitation of central deficits of autism.
Using non-verbal communication, pausing & pacing to seek & share emotional reactions.
Join RDI® Certified Consultants Agnes Mary & Cynthia Poedjokerto for a practical workshop for parents of special needs children.