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Floortime, aka Play Therapy

Floortime, aka Play Therapy

Who & Where: Specially trained Floortime therapist or Early Intervention therapist; in home.

Floor Time is a technique from the DIR model (Developmental, Individual-difference, Relationship-based) designed to help a child elaborate and expand on interactions with others through gestures, words, and pretend play. It is a way of relating to the child.

Floor Time was designed to strengthen individuals’ cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development. Emphasis is placed on facilitating two-way communication, expressing feelings, and developing logical thought.

Who Pays: Insurance, Private Pay, Medwaiver (some states), Early Intervention

More info: The Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental & Learning Disorders and

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