They doubt their own inside voice and they doubt their own competence. They don’t doubt their competence with their other children, but autism is a wedge, it’s like a wedge with glue, and it drives families apart.
Independence and the future
What I liked about the conversation was that these six things show a self-reflection, they show the hard work he’s done, they actually kind of document the guiding relationship he had with his parents.
The whole point of RDI is that we want our children to become independent in the way that they’re going to become independent is by learning to think and to use their brains in a way that they need to be used.
Sometimes. we help our children too much. This podcast is a great reminder to always focus on where we want our children to be at age 21, and how to get them there.
Age or growth. What is the most important thing to look at when evaluating progress?
Dr. Rachelle Sheely talks about how we SHOULD have great expectations & dreams for our children with autism.
Listen as Dr. Gutstein gives words of hope for parents of children with autism in the new year.
RDI® Goals for children, parents and professionals.
There is hope for people with autism. Regardless of the vulnerabilities that might be present, all children can become co-participants in their growth and not just ‘objects’ of our interventions.