9 Jul · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

After that… Then what?

I sat amongst a group of RDI Consultants, listening to our wonderful teacher, Dr Steven Gutstein.   We were talking about creating authentic, challenging frameworks (activities for children). What if the consultant took the child out for a walk and came across a stream that needed to be crossed. How would the child react? He…

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26 Jun · Kamini Lakhani · 4 Comments

6 Tips To Build Resilience In Your Child

It’s a tough world out there.   Recent, painful occurrences have reinforced this belief for me.   Human relationships are complex. Understanding and dealing with people is difficult. What appears to the naked eye, often isn’t reality.   Add to this the uncertainty due to the pandemic and economic situations being badly hit the world…

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12 Jun · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

Do you struggle to set limits for your autistic child?

Does your child have this uncanny ability to press your buttons- and leave you feeling helpless?     Do you wish you could control him better so that there is peace in your house?     Do you feel emotionally enmeshed with your child’s distress and can’t untangle yourself?     Do you feel that…

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28 May · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

Your Primary Role As A Parent, During This Pandemic

On my evening walk at the terrace the other day, I was intrigued by a scene in a neighbor’s living room.   Yes, Mumbai gives us this opportunity to glance into somebody’s living room in an adjoining building!   I could see the mother busy at her kitchen counter. Her daughter (about 9 years old)…

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15 May · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

How To Develop Intrinsic Motivation In Your Autistic Child

How many times have you caught yourself saying, “But my child doesn’t want to do anything?”   Recently, I received a similar question from a webinar participant.   My son is an adult. But he’s not motivated to do anything. I have to push him to do activities. How will he ever be independent?  …

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The Importance of a Parent Training Program
For Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

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