Why choose RDI for your family?

What is RDI?


You have heard about the term RDI before, but you're not sure how it works. Some say it's about building social skills and improving human relationships – it does sound like a suitable intervention for kids on the spectrum. You've heard other moms talked about it, you have tried looking for information on the internet, but you're still a little unsure. Don't worry. We're here to help you understand RDI better.

The RDI Model

Relationship Development Intervention, short for RDI, was founded in 1999 by Dr Steven Gutstein in the United States of America. With the emphasis of Guided Participation Relationship (GPR) as the core of RDI to bridge the parent-child relationship, parents can use daily activities to guide children, building engagement, independence and dynamic intelligence.


According to the scientific concept of brain neuroplasticity, RDI addresses the five core elements for growth in children with ASD: