And then comes puberty…

And then comes puberty…

Photo: Allen Taylor Following up from last week’s podcast about supporting the development of self-regulation, this week’s podcast takes it a few steps further into adolescence where we have a slew of new developmental processes to support, especially when...
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...