New Research: RDI’s Effect on the Severity of Autism

Congratulations to RDI Certified Consultant, Dr. Jessica Hobson and her co-authors Peter Hobson, Nicole Beurkens and Laura Tarveron on their newly published research article.

The Relation between Severity of Autism and Caregiver-Child Interaction: a Study in the Context of Relationship Development Intervention was published this month in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology.

The article is the culmination of a seven-year study that examined the relationship between parent-child interactions and the severity of autism in the children studied. The researchers focused on children and parents involved in Relationship Development Intervention and determined that there was improvement in the severity of autism that was specifically related to the quality of parent-child interactions.

Read more here!