Attention and Executive Function

Attention and Executive Function

Occupational therapist Maude Le Roux returns this week to discuss attention and executive function. She operates A Total Approach, a multi-disciplinary clinic that uses a Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR) framework. While preparing for...
The Realization Phase

The Realization Phase

Photo by AbsolutVision on Unsplash Advanced DIR/Floortime practitioner Stephanie Peters joins us today to discuss the phase that those new to Floortime go through, especially when coming from other approaches to autism supports. Stephanie is an occupational therapist...
Meaning Making

Meaning Making

Colette Ryan joins us this week to discuss meaning making. She is a Expert Training Leader in the Developmental, Individual-differences, Relationship-based (DIR) Model with the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning (ICDL), the Parent Support Specialist...
Floortime and the Coronavirus

Floortime and the Coronavirus

While everyone is hunkering down and practicing social distancing, let’s focus on what we know about Floortime: Floortime is about shared joy Floortime is about staying in the moment Floortime is about connection Floortime respects all emotional expression...
Anti-Bullying Day

Anti-Bullying Day

unsplash-logoPhoto: Riccardo Mion Today children are wearing pink at school to denote Anti-Bullying day. I posted a couple of videos with some extra thoughts about what to focus on today, and how the DIR Model can guide how we approach this complicated...