The DIRFloortime Approach in Speech Therapy for Speech Development in Children with ADs and Other Disorders. Recommendations for Parents and Teachers

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Abstract

The “RecheTsvetik” center offers an intervention program based on the DIRFloortime developmental approach for speech development in children with autism spectrum disorders. The main rule when working with a child is to help him learn how to use ideas and words and to associate words and ideas of a parent or a teacher with his own desires and intentions. This article provides recommendations and techniques used by DIR speech therapists to develop speech in children with autism spectrum disorders and is intended for parents and teachers.

General Information

Keywords: Floortime, autism spectrum disorders, emotional development, speech development, interaction, play

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2019170205

For citation: Gomozova E.S., Gomozova M.A. The DIRFloortime Approach in Speech Therapy for Speech Development in Children with ADs and Other Disorders. Recommendations for Parents and Teachers. Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019. Vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 46–57. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2019170205.

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Information About the Authors

Elena S. Gomozova, Speech Therapist, Defectologist, Expert, DIR/Floortime Trainer, «Correctional-Developmental Center», Moscow, Russia, e-mail: 79853555000@ya.ru

Militina A. Gomozova, Certified DIRFloortime specialist, Proficient Level, “RecheTsvetik” Floortime Center, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4976-9868, e-mail: 79853555000@ya.ru

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