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.
In RDI we believe there is a parallel process between the consultant and the parent, and the parent and the child… We’re giving them the tools so they can begin to think of their own objectives, they can come up with them.
Sometimes when an autism diagnosis comes in, there’s a veil that falls over our dreams. Will there be hope again?
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.
Dr. Rachelle Sheely continues her discussion on the crisis after a diagnosis and finding hope with RDI.
Dr. Rachelle Sheely speaks directly to parents about how to move forward after an autism diagnosis.