Teaching U, LLC     Early Intervention and Autism Therapy​

DIR/Floortime



Pioneered by Dr. Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder, PhD.

The foundation of a multitude of developmental therapies.







DIR is used to help children with developmental delays including autism and is based on typical child development.  It is a relationship-based treatment focusing on helping a child move forward in their development.  DIR/Floortime helps children improve in both language and social-skills while also working on:


  • Self-regulation and interest in the world
  • Intimacy, or engagement in relationships
  • Two-way communication
  • Complex communication
  • Emotional ideas
  • Emotional thinking


 
DIR/Floortime is an evidence-based intervention for autism and other developmental challenges

  

DIR
Developmental
Individual-differences
Relationship-based