Your autistic clients don’t need you to extinguish their behaviours, instead they need your help with difficulties with relating and communicating. Watch autism expert and co-author, Gil Tippy, PsyD, as he guides you through the foundations and principles of a powerful yet tremendously cost-effective evidenced-based developmental model, DIR/Floortime®.
This effective intervention will help you understand your autistic clients’ unique individual profile (sensory-motor, social-emotional-communication, language) and address the biological challenges that may be hindering developmental process.
At the end of this 90-minute session, you’ll be able to implement the basics of DIR/Floortime® to address your clients’ core deficits while strengthening their core capacities of relating, communicating, and thinking. This recording will follow the DIR/Floortime® model, so it’ll be engaging, joyful and effective!
This online program is worth 1.75 hours CPD.
|Manual - Helping Autistic Clients Relate and Communicate through DIR/Floortime® (7 MB)||36 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Transcript (175.3 KB)||16 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Gil Tippy, PsyD, has been a classroom teacher, a Psychologist in schools, or both, for more than 40 years. He is one of the founders of the Rebecca School in New York City where he was the Clinical Director for 13 years. Dr. Tippy is one of the founders of Shrub Oak International School in Westchester County, New York, where he is the Clinical Director Emeritus. Both of these schools are for children and adults with challenges in relating and communicating. He is the co-author, with Stanley I. Greenspan, MD, of the popular book, Respecting Autism (Simon & Brown, March 28, 2017). He consults to schools, clinics and clinicians around the world and sees individuals in his private practice in California and New York.
Financial: Gilbert Tippy has an employment relationship with Dirty Hands Developmental Alliance. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Gilbert Tippy is the Chief Clinical Advisor to The DIR® Institute. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the American Music Therapy Association Autism Society.
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