Autism Eye - Connecting Through Play UK

Autism Eye – Connecting By means of Play UK


Connecting By means of Play UK provides DIRFloortime® Programs and Guardian Teaching


Attempt an introduction to DIRFloortime®

Subsequent introduction course: thirteenth + 14th October 2022, Studying, Berkshire


Connecting Through Play UK DIRFloortime® Courses and Parent Coaching

About DIRFloortime®

The DIR mannequin promotes emotional growth and general psychological well-being for youngsters and adults with autism. The introductory course covers the theoretical framework, scientific proof, and sensible software of the DIR mannequin and Floortime strategy. It’s authorised by means of The Worldwide Council on Growth and Studying (ICDL).

Greenspan’s Useful Emotional Developmental Capacities

These are the capacities for a kid to grasp for wholesome emotional and mental progress. The capacities are:

  1. To be regulated/calm and concerned about their environment.
  2. To have interaction with others and deepen attachment bonds.
  3. To provoke and reply in two-way communication.
  4. To speak in advanced methods and share social problem-solving.
  5. To be a symbolic thinker.
  6. To construct bridges between concepts/have expanded creativeness, and so turn out to be a logical thinker.


Particular person Variations – Every baby has their very own distinctive profile, which must be taken under consideration. Particular person variations throughout the baby, or inside their surroundings, will both assist or hinder the kid in attaining their potential.

Bettering our data of every baby’s Particular person Variations helps us to know the kid’s distinctive expertise inside their our bodies and their notion of their world. These variations could also be in, for instance:

Sensory processing

Capability to self-regulate

Motor abilities

Bodily well being elements

Psychological well being elements

Household elements, together with attachment

Any historical past of trauma


Relationship-Primarily based – Emotionally charged interactions between the kid and their caregivers are on the core of the Mannequin. The kid develops an understanding of themselves and the world by means of lengthy chains of back-and-forth interactions with their caregivers.

Floortime – Carers (dad and mom and educating employees) discover ways to regulate their play and communication to optimally assist the kid’s wants. Taking part in slowly, however with a number of animation. can assist and entice an under-aroused baby to have interaction for longer chains of interplay. Lowering stimulation and utilizing heat emotion can soothe an overstimulated baby, who will then really feel safer, extra organised of their physique and extra in a position to maintain interplay/ play.

Programs are held nationally and internationally. For coaching to organisations similar to faculties, NHS, social care, e-mail [email protected]

Guardian Teaching is out there on-line or nose to nose for households in South Oxfordshire and West Berkshire, e-mail [email protected]

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