RDI® Certified Consultant
Location: Noida Sector 110, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, 201301, India
Areas Serviced: Delhi-NCR, All India
Languages: English, Hindi, Bangla
Works at a Distance
I have been a practicing RDI certified consultant for the past 6 years. However, my RDI journey began 3 years prior to that, in 2009, when I started doing RDI with my daughter. She had been diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum at the age of 18 months.
The great impact that RDI had on my daughter motivated me to get myself trained and certified as a consultant. I went to Houston in December 2012 and underwent an enriching 2-week training program. By November 2013 I had completed my certification under the expert guidance of none other than Dr Rachelle Sheely. That was indeed a privilege!
I started my RDI consultations in Delhi (India) in December 2012 with 7 families – as I had to take over existing clients of another RDI consultant. This gave me the opportunity to work with a wide range of families who were at various stages of RDI. Apart from working with families in Delhi, I also conduct workshops in smaller towns of India with parents of children on the spectrum. This has widened my experience and given me a much deeper understanding of issues that families with autistic children face.
Given the tight schedules that working parents face, I have started conducting quite a bit of long-distance consultations – and they form a major part of my current work. As an RDI consultant, my goal is to train parents in such a manner that – in time – they don’t need me or services, or for that matter, that of other therapists either.