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RDI Consulting

The RDI Model for treating autism is facilitated by certified consultants located in 25 countries around the world

On-Demand Parent Training

Online parent training classes for parents interested in whether the RDI® program is a right fit for your family.


Lisa serves as a mentor and coach to help parents maintain focus and give guidance for next steps.

Professional Group Training

Classes prepare professionals to work with special needs children and their parents, for remediation of Autism’s core deficits.

Lisa Palasti

Expert RDI Consultant

Lisa Palasti has over 20 years of experience working with children with special needs. Prior to becoming the first certified RDI® Program Consultant in Canada in 2005, Lisa worked in the school system supporting children with special needs. Lisa knows firsthand what it feels like to be a parent of special needs children and the positive impact Relationship Development Intervention® has had on her family.  Lisa began using Relationship Development Intervention® with her family in 2003, today her boys are both independent young men and thriving members of their community.  She finds it tremendously rewarding work to empower and educate parents to guide their children in developing real world competency and dynamic intelligence.  RDI® changes lives and builds minds – parents can make all the difference!

How I Can Help You

It's my goal to create a comfortable, safe environment where we'll work together to achieve your parenting goals.
What our clients say


Lisa is a gem. I spoke with three different consultants when we were investigating RDI, and while the other two are great as well, I can honestly say that I believe Lisa is the BEST in Canada.
A. D.
York Region

Free Webinar

November 29: Caregiver Self-Care

In this session, Lisa Palasti will delve into the RDI approach to caregiver self-care, offering valuable insights and practical strategies for parents and caregivers of children with autism. Embrace a holistic approach that nurtures both the caregiver and the child. Don’t miss this empowering opportunity to prioritize self-care and enhance your caregiving journey. Mark your calendar, save your spot, and register now!

November 29, 2023 at 3:00pm EST (Virtual)

  • Explore a holistic approach to self-care.

  • Gain actionable insights and practical strategies that can seamlessly integrate with your daily routine.

  • Build resilience in caregivers using self-care tools and techniques.

Chat with Lisa about Professional Training

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