ICDL – Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning
DIR® and the DIRFloortime® Approach
The Greenspan Floortime Approach
A Few Notes on Play – the DIR Model
“The Child with Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth ” by Dr. Stanley Greenspan and Dr.Serena Weider is a great reference. This is the main reference used by people using the Floortime Model. Published: 1998 See book at Amazon.com
“Growing Healthy Minds: The Six Experiences that Create Intelligence and Emotional Growth in Babies and Children” by Dr. Stanley Greenspan with Nancy Breslau Lewis, Published 1999 (Easier reading than The Child with Special Needs) See book at Amazon.com
Videos to Watch:
As part of learning to better apply the Floor Time principles in my Occupational Therapy practice, I have purchased the ICDL Training DVDs on the DIR Model and Floortime Techniques and I would be happy to share them with my clients.