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...
Fostering independence

Fostering independence

DIR Expert Jackie Bartell returns this week to discuss how to provide expectations for children with developmental differences in order to foster independence and developmental progress in the Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR) model. I...
The P.L.A.Y. Project

The P.L.A.Y. Project

Joining us this week is developmental, behavioural pediatrician Dr. Rick Solomon who is the medical director and founder of the PLAY Project, which is derived from the Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR) model. He discusses what the PLAY...
What is scripting all about?

What is scripting all about?

Photo: Annie Spratt Joining us this week is Jehan Shehata-Aboubakr, a speech and language pathologist at Clinical Communication Consultants in Thornhill, Ontario (just north of Toronto) where she practices with a functional pragmatic and DIR/Floortime approach. She is...