Discounted DIR Floortime Therapy Sessions
For children with autism and other developmental delays, the world can be confusing. Trying to communicate with these children can be a struggle, as they often seem to be locked inside their own impenetrable worlds. The DIR/Floortime model offers a way to engage with these children in order to bring them into a shared world, to develop their social, emotional and intellectual capacities.
I am Agnès Nemytov, a friend of Children's Therapies and a Paediatric Occupational Therapist who is passionate about the Floortime approach. I completed my introduction course in DIR/Floortime, and am presently undergoing the second training course. I am offering discounted rate therapy sessions to families who would be interested in using the Floortime approach to help their child. The weekly sessions would take place in the child's natural environment, at home or at school.
If you are interested, please email me your phone number and the best time to call you, and I will get back to you as soon as possible. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
More About the DIR Floortime Approach
The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR) Model is a framework that helps clinicians, parents and educators conduct a comprehensive assessment and develop an intervention program tailored to the unique challenges and strengths of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental challenges. The objectives of the DIR/Floortime Model are to both follow the child’s natural emotional interests (lead) and at the same time challenge the child towards greater and greater capacities.
In order to do so, Floortime sessions focus on encouraging the child’s initiative and purposeful behaviour, deepening engagement, lengthening mutual attention, and developing symbolic capacities through pretend play and conversations, always following the child’s lead. The DIR/Floortime Model emphasizes the critical role of parents and other family members because of the importance of their emotional relationships with the child
For more information on Floortime therapy please visit www.icdl.com/DIR