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Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)

Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)

Who & Where: A trained RDI consultant and parents.  In-home program.

Relationship Development Intervention focuses on quality of life. RDI goes beyond teaching an autistic individual social and life skills. The foundations of the program include fostering genuine relationships, creating a desire and ability to live in a dynamic world, and self-empowerment.

The RDI Connect website states that the RDI program is “a parent-based intervention program where parents are provided the tools to effectively teach Dynamic Intelligence skills and motivation to their child.” Dynamic Intelligence skills consist of experience sharing, dynamic analysis, flexible and creative problem-solving, episodic memory and self-awareness, and resilience.

Who Pays: Private Pay,Insurance*

For more info: RDI Connect

* RDI’s assessments, as well as follow-up consultations, are covered by insurance if the provider is a licensed mental health provider who is practicing within their scope of practice.

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