This week’s VIDEO presents highlights from the full BLOG post, Stumbling blocks in Floortime at FEDC 2: Helpful strategies for engagement and relating. The purpose of the VIDEO blog series is to review the key concepts of DIR/Floortime® in a more digestible format for parents and those new to the DIR® model. To view the VIDEO or full BLOG post, please click on the respective green button above. There you can find the Key Take-Aways PDF as well.

Does this video help you better understand how to engage your child once (s)he is sharing attention and regulated? Do you feel a bit more empowered about how to first co-regulate with your child to reach a state of shared attention and regulation and then get the “gleam in the eye” to begin relating? Do you have an example of how any of these strategies have worked for you or do you have other strategies? If so, please share them with us below in the Comments section. Also, if you found this helpful, please share this post by clicking on the Facebook or Twitter buttons below.

Until next week… here’s to affecting autism!

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