New Online FloortimeTM Resources!
The Floortime Repository (www.floortimerepository.com) is a great resource for parents and professionals to connect with others locally and internationally and learn more about DIR/Floortime.
The Floortime Coalition of California
(www.dirfloortimecoc.com) is for parents and professionals who use a DIR/Floortime approach. It will provide information and be a hub for outreach and fundraising efforts.
- Danny's Farm
- Sensory Friendly Films
AMC Entertainment (AMC) and the Autism Society of America have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis with the "Sensory Friendly Films"
- American Speech-Language Hearing Association
The ASHA website provides information for families regarding typical speech and language development, learning more than one language, questions regarding feeding and swallowing, and when to seek speech and language evaluation for their child.
- NEW! Floortime Coalition of California
Created specifically for parents and professionals who use a DIR/Floortime approach, this new site will provide information and be a hub for outreach and fundraising efforts. Please consider donating now to support lobbying efforts in California to maintain parent choice in the treatment approach used for their child.
- Floortime Repository
This is a great resource for parents and professionals to connect with others locally and internationally and learn more about DIR/Floortime.
- The Hanen Center
The mission of the Hanen Center is to provide the important people in a young child's life with the knowledge and training they need to help the child develop the best possible language, social, and literacy skills. The website provides information for parents, SLPs, family support professionals and healthcare professionals.
A useful website for information about a wide variety of mental, emotional, and relationship issues.
- National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
This website is a great resource for information about early intervention and special education.
- Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning
- Foothill Autism Alliance
- Autism Speaks
Extensive critical science section; Merged with National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) Coalition for Research and Education (ACRE), and Cure Autism Now
- Organization for Autism Research
The Guide for Military Families, listed under resources, is particularly good, even if you are not in the military.
- Autism Society of America
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles
- National Institutes of Mental Health
Detailed information with references including medications, lifespan
- National Institutes of Health
Includes resources in Spanish, particularly good for information about research
- Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Well organized, lots of information for parents and professionals, lots of links, distinguishes mainstream from CAM, link to book Educating Children with Autism
- International Society for Autism Research
All archives available
- Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (O.A.S.I.S.)
- For Siblings
- American Music Therapy Association
Spanish Language Links: