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Promoting Positive Behavior in our Autism Treatments

Problem behavior, typically thought of as “ASD Behavior”, is both voluntary and involuntary action that autistic children resort to as a coping mechanism in their environment. Positive behavior, signs that your child with ASD listens, watches, responds, and eagerly wants to be a part of the learning and growth process is what we encourage in our treatment. Our program is not one of behavior modification, nor are we a textbook program that treats behavior in autism based on age-related standards. We treat behavior as information.

What is My Role as a Parent in Autism Treatment?

Do you look at your therapist or consultant as the authority that possesses the main role in your child’s autism treatment?  You are the one that holds the dreams for your child’s development in life, and you are also the one that can best provide home-based opportunities for your child’s mental and self-growth.

RDI At Home: An Apple a Day

It’s Tuesday—like no Tuesday we’ve ever known. As you watch this video, pay close attention to the guiding relationship between this mother and her son. It is a sweet interaction that is very...

RDI At Home: Daily Rhythm

It’s Monday—like no Monday we’ve ever known. A Homeschool RDI Mom share her valuable wisdom and invites you to turn this period of isolation into an opportunity: Greetings from an RDI mom in Texas!...

RDI At Home: Fight Song

It’s Friday—like no Friday we’ve ever known. Admire and enjoy the senior project of an amazing young woman who has her sights set on a career as an interpretive artist. Kat Lee has been an RDI...

RDI At Home: Change

It’s Friday—like no Friday we’ve ever known. Every now and again we are privileged to observe a rare and beautiful talent.  This video, by a very creative young lady, describes the importance of...

Online Therapy to Help Autism

Parents of children with autism often seek alternative methods of therapy that fit into their busy schedules and work in their child’s most effective learning environment—the home. For this reason, online therapy is a growing and popular choice.

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