Circles of communication in Floortime

Circles of communication in Floortime

Photo: Nathan Anderson Key Take-Aways 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 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, which...
Floortime is about Connection and Shared Joy

Floortime is about Connection and Shared Joy

Photo Copyright Affect Autism I often hear parents say that they have a hard time finding examples of how to do Floortime with an adolescent or young adult. We’ve provided a few references to Floortime with adolescents with the introduction of The Community...