Basic Principles of DIR®/FloortimeTM Model*   

1.   Follow the child's lead in play.

2.   Play at the child's developmental level and build on his
      natural interests.

3.   Open and close circles of communication.

4.   Increase interactions with solid, warm engagement.
5.   Expand the child's range of  interactive experiences.

6.   Tailor interactions to the child's individual differences.

7.   Meet the child where he or she is developmentally and   
      move up one level at a time.

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*Stanley Greenspan MD