The following article was re-posted with permission from SAIconnection's blog and was written by RDI® Certified Consultant Kamini Lakhani. Many parents ask if RDI is only for autistic individuals....
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Learning how to guide your child with RDI® – like any skill – takes practice. When you take the time and effort to learn, practice, and implement the skills needed to guide your child, you, your child, and your entire family will reap the benefits.
In every generation an artist comes along whose expression pushes the evolutionary aesthetic curve. Meet Mohit and watch Mohit paint. His fascination with internal landscapes expresses a powerful...
You can expect your holidays to have positive outcomes and produce beautiful memories when you are mentally prepared, and especially when you do not put too much pressure on yourself.
Discover your inner truths as a mother.
RDI brought this family back together.
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…..”
Thinking up planned engagements doesn’t have to be hard work.
Alfonso is non-speaking, but he has a lot to say. The world needs to listen and learn from this young man’s wise and whole-hearted way of living.
Here is another success story about conquering the challenges of autism…
Give a boy a water pistol and he knows exactly what to do with it! Not so with my Nick.
While it is thrilling to see how much he knows, it pales in comparison to what he now shares…how he FEELS!
Making the change to RDI, saved their family.
Learn how RDI changed the life of this young man.
I found Mohit and more importantly, he found himself.
Shifting the focus of communication, gave this mother back her relationship with her son.
One parent’s story of how RDI transformed their son’s life.
One parent’s story on how they survive the holidays
One mom’s story about how RDI restored relationship with her son.
One mother´s story of how the RDI program has given her daughter confidence and freedom
As we foray into this exciting arena of Mindful Parenting, it’s difficult, different, and much more deliberate as compared to other ways; but it is equally delightful.
One mom´s story of Dynamic Thinking in action.
The RDI program has turned her son’s life upside down.
One family’s story on how slowing down, helped them to speed up.
One family’s story about how RDI gave them back their life.
One mom shares the 100 ways RDI has helped her son.
Audrey Todd, PhD. shares about her journey with her autistic, non-verbal son.
Our lives are changing and we are able to notice that we are more relaxed.
Not too long ago, my (soon to be eight year old) son said he wanted to earn money…
For roughly 4 hours, I completely forgot that I had two special needs kiddos…Read this dad’s story on how RDI turned his family around.
RDI is NOT a therapy.
By reflecting on these small successes, parents also build resiliency AND motivation to continue on their paths.
Decisions like this are often made irrationally, only using the emotional aspect of the brain…
While he cannot tell me through speech that he feels proud of himself, it is clear to me from his actions…
Before we started on RDI, Nat was afraid of new environments.
The following was shared by RDI mom, Bernadette Z. who works with consultant, Paulette Cormier I first met our RDI consultant when I was feeling somewhat lost with how to help my 16-year-old son...
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.
Read one young autistic man’s speech about how he found independence in his life and how RDI® helped.
RDI has changed the lives of hundreds of families dealing with autism. Hear the story of Sharon, one mom who trusted RDI to help her daughter.