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Details on the RDI program

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Relationship Development Intervention is based on the Model of typical development.  This affords children with Autism the same chance at a redo in their development as their peers without Autism.An example of this is- typically developing children develop resilience and the ability to manage uncertainty in the first year of their life.Building on motivation, helping a child feel competent and not only to manage uncertainty but to embrace it is part of the foundations of RDI.This opportunity for a second chance is rooted in Guided participation, which is how we all learned from our parents, and how society passes knowledge onto children who do not have any obstacles preventing them from accepting guidance. ( A book on this topic is apprenticeship in thinking by Barbara Rogoff.) RDI is a precise systemic program for guiding, broken down with objectives for each stage of inte…