The DIR® Model and Floortime Training

Greenspan Floortime Approach®

The Greenspan Floortime Approach® offers a variety of training options for parents and professionals, including the interactive, online Floortime Manual™. See their FREE parent course HERE. They also have a free assessment parents can complete online to discover your child’s sensory and regulatory profile. Learn more HERE. They also offer a professional course, interactive training and certification, and workshops for professionals. Find out more HERE.

Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning (ICDL)

ICDL is the official home of the DIRFloortime® Training Program, offering online courses for parents and professionals. You can see their current offerings HERE. Starting with their Introduction to DIR® and DIRFloortime® course, participants can progress through their certificate courses to become a DIRFloortime® practitioner. Their latest course offering is the Building Floortime Families which partners with Affect Autism to provide the Parent Program to support parents in their building process.

Play Project

The Play Project is based on the DIR® model and offers a number of different courses for parents and professionals. You can see their current offerings HERE.

Profectum

Profectum is an autism foundation that builds upon the DIR® model and offers a number of different courses for parents and professionals. You can see their current offerings HERE. They also have a comprehensive Free Parent Toolkit.

Fielding University PhD in Infant and Early Childhood Development

You can read about the online, multidisciplinary PhD program HERE. The program was also featured in the Spring 2017 bulletin from AutismDATA.org which you can read HERE.