A common starting point in ABA therapy is the ‘Sit In Chair” activity. Sit opposite your child and ask him to sit facing you. Give clear directions and give praises when he accomplished your requests. Remember to incorporate some fun by tickling and laughing with him. Making your child sit in a chair is a […]
Transactional Support refers to the development and application of support to assist partners in responding to the child’s requirements and interests. Transactional Support also denotes modifying and adjusting to the environment, and providing tools to improve learning such as picture communication, etc.
Social communication focuses on building communication, expressing emotions and developing trusting relationships for individuals with autism.
The program usually starts with a one-hour session with the consultant once a week. This may either increase or decrease over the course of time, depending on the progress the child makes. Eventually, when the child is ready, an introduction to peers or groups will be made and fewer consultant visits will be required.
The RDI program was developed by Dr. Steven Gutstein, PhD. He is an internationally renowned pioneer in the field of developmental disabilities. Being an expert in developmental psychology and having studied more than 30 years in the field of autism, he established that early parent-infant interaction brought about good, if not better, later abilities of […]