New York Times bestselling author and the Founder of TiLT
Behind every kid who is differently wired is likely to stand one or more frustrated, isolated, perhaps even burnt out‐feeling adult. We’re everywhere, but often feel completely isolated raising our neurologically atypical kids. In this practical and actioable talk, TiLT Parenting founder Debbie Reber shares ten powerful “tilts,” a.k.a. practical ideas to help parents shift their thinking and actions in a way that will help them feel more confidence and peaceful about their everyday reality, create a stronger family dynamic, and give their extraordinary children what they need to thrive.
Here she describes her viewpoint about the fact that you will be overwhelmed when your child is suddenly diagnosed with autism and what you can do to help. She describes the traditional ABA model but also the DIR Floortime® approach. As it turns out both methods combined in the right way have been helping her child with great success.
Now, researchers at York University in Toronto are carrying out the first study of a play-based therapy program that has had some remarkable success in drawing some autistic children out of their solitary worlds and into a shared one.
In this video, the CBC’s Ioanna Roumeliotis offers a moving look inside floortime therapy … and how it’s given one Ontario family new hope for their son.
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