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...
Floortime Review

Floortime Review

Clinical psychologist, Andrea Davis, returns this week to review a Floortime session of me playing bowling with my son. Dr. Davis is the founder and director of the Greenhouse Therapy Center in Pasadena, California (not “Greenwood” as I accidentally said...
Floortime Strategies Follow-Up

Floortime Strategies Follow-Up

A few months ago we reviewed a Floortime video with psychologist Andrea Davis of the Greenhouse Therapy Center in Pasadena, California, and co-author of Floortime Strategies for Promoting Development in Children and Teens: A User’s Guide to the DIR Model. She gave me...
Five Great Floortime Books

Five Great Floortime Books

Parents new to Floortime sometimes want reference books to learn from. This week I present to you five books that are going to give anyone a solid understanding and appreciation for the Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR®) model and what...