Circles of communication in Floortime

Circles of communication in Floortime

Photo: Nathan Anderson Key Take-Aways PDF AUDIO More and more research is demonstrating what Dr. Stanley Greenspan and Dr. Stuart Shanker told us in The First Idea years ago: that we develop within emotional relationships with our primary caregivers. This development...
Can you ‘teach’ emotions?

Can you ‘teach’ emotions?

Key Take-Aways PDF AUDIO In Floortime, we talk a lot about emotions: emotional awareness, early social-emotional capacities, using emotional expressions, accepting all emotional expressions in our children, etc. We even use it interchangeably with the noun affect,...
The Floortime Manual

The Floortime Manual

Jake Greenspan, son of Dr. Stanley Greenspan, who created the Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR) model, has devoted his career to his father’s legacy. He is based at The Floortime Center in Bethesda, MD and has recently published a...