Kat Lee, RDI Program Certified Consultant


Web Sites:

RDIconnect Website

Find a Consultant on the RDIconnect Website 

The RDI Online Parent Training System - Accessible to registered families only. 

FEAT-NT Website - Families for Effective Autism Treatment North Texas

RDI Program Books:

The RDI Book: Forging New Pathways for Autism, Asperger's and PDD with the Relationship Development Intervention Program, by Dr. Steven Gutstein

The Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) Program and Education, by Dr. Steven Gutstein


Dr. Gutstein's Selected List of Latest Research Articles: 

Dr. Gutstein is continuously studying the latest research and applying it to the RDI Program. Any changes or updates he makes are immediately accessible to all parents and professionals via the Online Parent Training System, so both you and your Consultant are always up-to-date. The following are just a few of the articles he has been studying recently:

  • The Coherence of Autism, R Peter Hobson. Autism 2014, Vol 18(1) 6–16. 
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: Fractionable or Coherent? David M Williams and Dermot M Bowler, Editors, Autism 2014, Vol 18(1) 2–5.
  • Why Autism Must be Taken Apart, Lynn Waterhouse, (The College of New Jersey), Christopher Gillberg (Gothenburg University). J Autism Dev Disord, 2014, 44:1788-1792. 
  • Theory of own mind in autism: Evidence of a specific deficit in self-awareness? David M. Williams, (Durham University, UK.) Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, 2010 Sep;14(5):474-94.

  • Vantage Sensitivity: Individual Differences in Response to Positive Experiences, Michael Pluess (King’s College London), Jay Belsky (University of California, Davis; King Abdulaziz University; and Birkbeck University of London). American Psychological Association, 2013, Vol. 139, No. 4, 901–916.

  • Constraining Heterogeneity: The Social Brain and its Development in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Kevin A. Pelphrey, Sarah Shultz, Caitlin M. Hudac, and Brent C. Vander Wyk, (Yale University). J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 2011 June; 52(6): 631–644. 

If you would like more information about any of these articles, please contact me. 

Information about Professional Certification:

Information about Certification and how to receive a Certification Package