The Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders (ICDL) website: http://www.icdl.com/ is the authoritative source for information on all aspects of the DIR®/Floortime™ model ranging from getting started with the model to training opportunities.
Circlestretch: http://www.circlestretch.com/About_Us.html offers a wide range of informational handouts for parents and professionals who are using the DIR®/Floortime™ model.
The Floortime Repository is a social networking site focused on the DIR®/Floortime™ model that has a number of video examples of Floortime sessions and a variety of resources as well as opportunities to interact with other parents and professionals: http://www.floortimerepository.com/
Profectum Foundation: http://www.profectum.org/site/c.8gLNK0MFLkIYF/b.7883667/k.BF36/Home.htm. A newly formed organization founded by Serena Wieder who along with Stanley Greenspan developed DIR®/Floortime™, with a focus on integrating DIR® with other treatment approaches to address challenges through the lifespan of individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Interacting with Autism: DIR®/Floortime™: http://www.interactingwithautism.com/section/treating/floort. A video overviewing DIR® and related video interviews by leading experts on the approach. This is part of a video-based website that provides information on how to understand, treat, and live with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The website was funded by the U.S. government’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and guided by a Board of Advisors and Consultants that includes leading scientific and medical experts on ASD and offers high-quality compelling video content.
Floortimers Yahoo Group: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/floortimers/. From the group website: “This group was created as a forum where individuals using a floortime approach can share ideas and provide support for one another. Parents, caregivers, therapists, educators and related professionals who work with children using this model are invited to participate.”
Floortime Yahoo Group: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/Floortime/. From the website: “This list will be best for parents and caregivers who are implementing a comprehensive program for their children with autistic spectrum disorders. The primary purpose of the list will be to provide information and support for those implementing a program based on the work of Dr. Stanley Greenspan and Dr. Serena Weider.”
The Community School: http://www.thecommunityschool.net/. This is one of several schools in the US that incorporate the DIR®/Floortime™ model. The sch ool serves junior high and high school students and also young adults over 18 who are in transition and may need support in living skills and/or job or college support.
Celebrate the Children: This is a school in New Jersey that uses the DIR®/Floortime™ model and serves children from preschool through 8th grade. Visit their website here: http://ctcschool.org/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx.
Rebecca School: http://www.rebeccaschool.org/content/home.php. A therapeutic, day school for children ages 4 to 21 in New York City, based on the DIR®/Floortime™ model.
DIR® FT™ COC – Floortime Coalition of California: http://www.dirfloortimecoc.com/. This is a recently formed advocacy group in CA comprised of parents and professionals which promotes parent and family choice in treatments including developmental approaches such as DIR®/Floortime™.
Manitoba Families for Floortime: http://www.floortime.ca. Support and information for families using or thinking about using DIR®/Floortime™.