Relationship-based social communication (RBSC) support is largely omitted from health, education and social care provision for children, young people and adults with autism, yet it underpins their ability to learn, to live independently, to make and maintain friendships, to secure meaningful employment and to have good mental health.
The conference will look at how two autism RBSC interventions (Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) and Gentle Teaching) can support families of people with learning difficulties and/or autism to help their loved ones: become better able to cope with uncertainty and unpredictability; be better able to regulate their emotions; be better able to understand themselves and others. It will also support parents to understand how to navigate education, health and social care services in order to seek to secure RBSC provision for their loved ones.
Zoe Thompson, parent of a young adult with whom RDI is used and Head of Development, Bright Futures School where the principles of RDI are embedded into the curriculum
Sharon Bradbrook-Armit, RDI Consultant and parent of a young adult with whom RDI is used
Brendan Maguire, Director, Learning Together and Gentle Teaching Consultant
David and Jayne Mallinson, parents of a young adult with whom Gentle Teaching is used
Sarah Dunn, Headteacher Bradstow School where the Gentle Teaching approach is embedded into the curriculum
This conference is funded by Awards for All (Big Lottery Fund small grants) and is FREE to participants, however, a refundable £30 cheque deposit is required in order to secure your booking. If you have an queries about your booking, please contact Christina via email@example.com.
Join RDI® Program Certified Consultant Kat Lee and her guest, RDI® Program Certified Consultant Lisa Palasti, as they discuss RDI® goals in the home. Kat and Lisa are both moms as well as RDI® consultants and will talk about the everyday application of RDI® in the family.In this webinar, Lisa and Kat will begin discussion of Goal number 2 on “Preparing to Be a Mindful Guide”. Join us for this evening coffee chat!
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The director of the RDI® Professional Training Center in Canada is offering a free webinar to learn more about RDI®! Learn more about how RDI® professionals make a lasting difference in the lives of their clients.
When: Tuesday, June 20th 2017
Time: 8:00 pm (EST)
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This webinar is for professionals interested in the RDI® training program in Canada only.