Research and Links

Check back regularly, we are always adding new links and information to help you!

The RDI Program; Go to the source

Dr. Gustein and Sheely’s website at RDI Connect has more information for parents and professionals to learn more details about the RDI program. Check out The RDI Program

Empowering Families through Relationship Development Intervention

Dr. Gutstein’s August 2009 article published by the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists talks about RDI as a program designed to empower and guide parents of children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and similar developmental disorders to function as facilitators for their children’s mental development. Empowering Families

For more publications and research by Dr. Steve Gutstein and others click here and here

Mom Talking Autism

Get some real info and opinions from a real mom. Read one moms informative blog here

University Professor and RDI Mom Talking Autism

This RDI mom also happens to be a university prof and professional in the field. See what the good Doctor has to say about her RDI experience in her article keys to developing relationships.

How to co-regulate and communicate without any verbal language

Need a demonstration of how coregulation works developmentally and why we focus on a ‘redo’ of the appropriate stages of dynamic process based communication. Watch this baby make a compelling argument for RDI

Don’t believe everything you hear; straight talk about Autism

Dr Barry Prizant’s article from the Spring 2009 Issue of Autism Sprectrum Quarterly talks about the myths and facts about Autism Research and ABA.Straight Talk about Autism

ABA and RDI Comparison

Chrissy Poulton has a master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis. In this paper she compares the service models of ABA and RDI. Crissy is now a Certified RDI® Consultant. Read the paper here