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We Advocate for the Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR®) Approach for Children with Developmental Challenges
Each child has individual processing differences that vary greatly from child to child. These need to be looked at in order to understand what is preventing a child from interacting with us.
With genuine affect, we create those warm & nurturing learning relationships that are tailored to a child’s individual differences and will help the child move ahead in their development.
Photo Copyright Affect AutismDIR Expert Training Leader and mental health professional, Gene Christian returns to interview Daria Brown, the person behind Affect Autism. She has a Masters degree in Personality Psychology, holds an advanced provider certificate in...
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 Floortime...
unsplash-logoPhoto: Riccardo MionToday 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 topic.