RDI® Community Blog

Stories and articles written by RDI® consultants and parents

RDI At Home: Eating with Mommy

It’s Sunday—like no Sunday we’ve ever known. We discuss how our children become good apprentices and we also want to acknowledge how are parents become master guides.  Watch the subtle influence the mother uses to redirect her son’s attention.  He stays...

RDI At Home: Master Chef

It’s Saturday—like no Saturday we’ve ever known.Watch this Masterchef juggle more than one dish at a time. His Consultant Kamini Lakhani, RDI Trainer for India, writes: We discovered Vishal’s cooking talent only after he joined the RDIProgram.He’s come a...

RDI At Home: Monster Walk

It’s Friday—like no Friday we’ve ever known.Feeling cooped up, lacking energy, need to exercise?  Grab a child and do the Monster Walk.  I won’t ruin it with too many details but do take note of the master (mom) apprentice (child) relationship—experience...

RDI At Home: Action for Action

It’s Thursday—like no Thursday we’ve ever known.This video demonstrates very clearly how a basic idea that remains the same can be changed ever so slightly as it begins to explore larger and larger ideas.This boy and his mother take an “action for action”...

Covid 19 Off the Rails: The Emotional Roller Coaster

It’s Wednesday—like no Wednesday we’ve ever known.Dr Sarah Wayland ( RDI Consultant and Parent) joins Parent to Parent host Kat Lee, revisiting the Emotional Roller Coaster in these times of Covid 19. Sarah brings her unique perspective and warmth to...

RDI At Home: Dancing Bollywood Style

It’s Tuesday—like no Tuesday we’ve ever known.I dare you to sit quietly and observe this video. UM Hm, that’s what I thought.Join this father as he teaches his son Bollywood dancing. You will notice the experience sharing as they move in time to the music....

RDI At Home: Sharing Perspectives/Smelling Together

It’s Monday—like no Monday we’ve ever known.There are some very obvious differences in capabilities when a child has autism. Most striking is the inability to understand the perspective of another person. Equally important, though, is a problematic sense...

RDI At Home: Making Clothes for Dress Up

You will feel the warmth in your heart as this mother and son construct a vest for him and a matching one for his teddy bear. It’s a happy video but to be honest, I find that the tenderness between them brings tears to my eyes. Are you beginning to think about pretend...

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