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DIR®/Floortime® Model

By Raising Children Network


This online article from Raising Children Network's Parent Guide to ASD Therapies describes and evaluates the DIR/Floortime model of intervention, which aims to promote development and skills through play. The article concludes that there are not yet enough studies to evaluate the effectiveness of the approach.

Raising Children Network is an information resource maintained by a partnership of agencies in Australia. Its website offers “evidence-based content you can trust on hundreds of topics about raising children and looking after yourself as a parent.” [Website]

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This online article is in English


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