Recommended Reading

The Child with Special Needs:

Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth

by Stanley I. Greenspan, Robin Simons,

Serena Wieder

Floortime Strategies to Promote Development in Children and Teens: A users guide to the DIR model, Davis, Hartwell

Giggle Time: Establishing the social connection, Susan Aud Sonders

Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adults: A Comprehensive Program for Social and Emotional Development in Autism, PDD and NLD, Gutstein, S. & Sheely, R.

Replays: Using Play to Enhance Emotional and Behavioral Development for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Dr. Karen Levine and Naomi Chedd

The Zones of Regulation: A curriculum to foster self-regulation and emotional control

Leah M. Kuypers, MA ed.OTL/L

Engaging Autism: Using the Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think

By Wieder and Greenspan

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

About 1 in 59 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. [Read article]

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