Can you ‘teach’ emotions?

Can you ‘teach’ emotions?

Key Take-Aways AUDIO In Floortime, we talk a lot about emotions: emotional awareness, early social-emotional capacities, using emotional expressions, accepting all emotional expressions in our children, etc. We even use it interchangeably with the noun affect, which...
Being versus Doing

Being versus Doing

Photo: Bruno Nascimento Key Take-Aways Jackie Bartell is back with us this week for a fantastic discussion about a concept so essential to the Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR) model and Floortime, and that is that we are human beings not...
Floortime through Music Therapy

Floortime through Music Therapy

Key Take-Aways Music therapy is today’s topic with John Carpente, PhD, who is an Expert DIR Training Leader, an Associate Professor of Music Therapy at Molloy College, founder and executive director of the Rebecca Center for Music Therapy, and founding clinical...
Sensory Lifestyle

Sensory Lifestyle

Key Take-Aways Virginia Spielmann joins us this week for the first time to discuss a Sensory Lifestyle. Virginia is a Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR) Expert Training Leader, a clinical consultant for the Interdisciplinary Council on...