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We Advocate for the Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR®) Approach for Children with Developmental Challenges
Each child has individual processing differences that vary greatly from child to child. These need to be looked at in order to understand what is preventing a child from interacting with us.
With genuine affect, we create those warm & nurturing learning relationships that are tailored to a child’s individual differences and will help the child move ahead in their development.
Photo: Jonathan Daniels Maude Le Roux returns this week to discuss Theory of Mind: what it is, why it's important, and how to foster its development in our children with developmental differences. Maude is an occupational therapist who runs a...read more
Photo: Tim Goedhart Last time, Dr. Stuart Shanker shared that the missing piece in the DIR/Floortime randomized controlled trial study at York University was the mental health professional's work with the parents about their own stress. This...read more
Photo Copyright The MEHRIT Centre, Ltd. Today Dr. Stuart Shanker speaks with us about how Self-Reg came about. Self-regulation is the first functional emotional developmental capacity in DIR/Floortime, and Dr. Shanker was the lead researcher on...read more
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