Relationship Development Intervention22 hours
At FGTC we implement an autism theapy model called Relationship Development Intervention (RDI). Dive into the basic of the model here.
The principles of RDI® are based on a different perspective of autism developed by autism researcher and RDI® founder Dr. Steven Gutstein. Learn about how he has changed everything we know about this disorder.
The guiding relationship is the founding principle of the RDI program. Consultants support the parents in restoring the GR with their child.
Learn to frame questions and statements in a different way to to take a client beyond scripting to communication.
Real life examples of the guiding relationship and framing activities.
Understand experience sharing, a core element of RDI® and activities to learn to help your client communicate dynamically.
Learn about how setting limits can help to create guide controlled frameworks.
Attunement, a state of being in ‘sync’ with another person and building the intersubjective relationship.
Dynamic Intelligence is crucial to the development of the mind and is a key foundation of the RDI® Model.
Basic framing activities and exercizes to learn this important concept in the RDI® Model.
Concepts and information from researchers leaders in the field about brain growth, child development and autism.
The concept of a fixed mind or a mind that is open and absorbing new knowledge or growth.
Dr. Barbara Rogoff’s concept of why the attitude of small children wanting to ‘help’ around the house is important to development.