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The DIR/Floortime model is derived from over 50 years of study and research about child development from the fields of psychology, medicine, and education.

Research has looked at the benefits of Floortime for:

  • language skills

  • attention

  • mental health

  • attachment

  • infant development

  • sensory processing

  • motor development.

There is a growing library of evidence-based research in support of the DIR/Floortime Model.  Below, you will find links to current studies:

Stack of Books
D.I.R. Links & Resources

Interdisciplinary Council on
Developmental and Learning Disorders
ICDL Website

Floortime Coalition of California
Advocacy for Parent Choice & Education
DIR FT COC Website

Legal Research and Writing
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