Supporting Parents in DIR/Floortime

Supporting Parents in DIR/Floortime

This week Eunice Lee joins us. She is a Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR) Expert and Training Leader and a social worker in Toronto, Canada. She’s been learning about DIR since 2006. Eunice was my family’s very first DIR coach...
Self-Regulation Starts With Us

Self-Regulation Starts With Us

Photo: Tim Goedhart Key Take-Aways Last time, Dr. Stuart Shanker shared that the missing piece in the DIR/Floortime randomized controlled trial study at York University was the mental health professional’s work with the parents about their own stress. This week,...
Self-Reg and DIR/Floortime

Self-Reg and DIR/Floortime

Key Take-Aways Today Dr. Stuart Shanker speaks with us about how Self-Reg came about. Self-regulation is the first functional emotional developmental capacity in DIR/Floortime, and Dr. Shanker was the lead researcher on the DIR/Floortime brain research study. Dr....