In a study in Texas, after 2.5 years on the Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)programme, 15% of children were still in special education classes,compared with 90% before going on the programme.
ReConnect Autism brings the Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) programme to Ireland for the first time. RDI is a parent-education programme based on the latestresearch on the brain, developmental psychology and autism that focuses on promoting and enhancing the child’s social andemotional understanding. Read more about RDI and watch a video outlining it at What is RDI?
Our mission is to provide parents of children with special needs with the tools needed to achieve an optimum quality of life for the child and the family.
Join us for one of our upcoming seminars entitled "RDI Autism" - A Parent Based Treatment - An Introduction to Relationship Development Intervention". They will take place in:
Saturday, May 19th from 10:00am to 1:00pminSandyford Wellness Centre. 21 Sandyford Office Parkin Dublin Saturday, June 9th from 10:00am to 1:00pm in the Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland recognised Declan Sweeney on Monday, 19th October, in Dublin in its 2009 awards. Social Entrepreneurs Ireland aims to ignite social change by identifying, investing in and supporting Irish social entrepreneurs – individuals who are prepared to take risks by applying their energy, drive, ambition and innovation to tackle some of Ireland’s most entrenched social problems. Since 2004 the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards programme has selected and supported 142 leading social entrepreneurs, providing financial support, training and network opportunities.