Floortime for Older Children and Adults with Autism


As more and more individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders are reaching adolescence and adulthood, it is vital to help them mobilize their development just as we may have done when they were children. This workshop explores different types of individuals at different levels of functioning and demonstrates and describes the best ways to advance their development. The workshop includes video examples.


This course is available 24/7 for 90 days from when you register.

Study Questions

  1. What is the Greenspan/DIR model?
    1. An intervention that follows a chronological order to teach skills.
    2. Something you do to mitigate affective experiences available to children.
    3. Teaching a behavior to address a specific symptom a child displays.
    4. A model used to identify a child’s social-emotional strengths and weaknesses.
  2. Which is NOT a part of the Greenspan approach?
    1. Relating within meaningful, positive relationships
    2. Communication across all therapeutic curriculums
    3. Teaching a child an outcome, what to say, and what to do
    4. Encouraging a child to do the thinking
  3. The Greenspan approach is a parent-_____ approach and a therapist-____ approach.
    1. supported; centered
    2. centered; supported
    3. supported; directed
    4. advocated; centered