What is DIR/Floortime?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications


The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR) Model is intervention program tailored to the unique challenges and strengths of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Floortime is a specific technique to both follow the child’s natural emotional interests.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with DIR/Floortime

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See 1 patient who's stopped using DIR/Floortime


Stopped using DIR/Floortime

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
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Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
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1 patient evaluation for DIR/Floortime

Dec 31, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for impaired communication skills)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: We have really been doing this ourselves since he was a little boy. But in 2013 we hired a consultant to come do sessions with him. It wasn't really getting us anything we weren't doing on our own, so we stopped.

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