Developmental Capacities for Learning Blog

Everything you need to know to implement a DIR/Floortime® intervention on your own

Learning to Swim in a Random Sea

This past December marked the 5th anniversary of our son’s discharge from over three months of hospitalization. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation hospital’s blog for Special Needs parents featured my latest piece about our experience. You can see them...

Video blog: Example of a Floortime session

VIDEO BLOG This week’s post is a little different than usual. When you are learning about DIR/Floortime®, it is a process that takes time and practice. Above you will find a link to the full BLOG post from last year entitled, Example of a Floortime session that...

Video blog: The nuts and bolts of the Floortime session

VIDEO BLOG This week’s VIDEO presents highlights from the full BLOG post, The nuts and bolts of the Floortime™ session. 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...

Advocacy for Developmental Approach Therapies

There is a new advocacy organization to promote developmental approach therapies for autism in Ontario, Canada! The Autism Developmental Approach Therapies Association, or Autism DATA is a group of parents and professional practitioners in Canada who use a...

Video blog: Floortime as a Family Approach

VIDEO BLOG This week’s VIDEO presents highlights from the full BLOG post, Floortime as a Family Approach. 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...