DIR 101 Learning Objectives

Overview of the DIR® Model and DIRFloortime® Principles (DIR 101)

  1. Students successfully completing this course will demonstrate the ability to identify at least three common features of autism and other challenges of relating and communicating
  2. Students successfully completing this course will demonstrate the ability to identify at least four key features of relationship-based approaches
  3. Students successfully completing this course will demonstrate the ability to describe all 6 Functional Emotional Developmental Capacities (FEDCs) in the DIR® model and potential challenges that children face at each capacity
  4. Students successfully completing this course will demonstrate the ability describe at least three characteristics of  the "I" in DIR® - individual differences including how health, sensory processing, and regulatory challenges can impact a child's development
  5. Students successfully completing this course will demonstrate the ability to identify at least three key principles and basic strategies of Floortime
  6. Students successfully completing this course will demonstrate the ability to describe at least three characteristics of relationship and family in the DIR® model
  7. Students successfully completing this course will demonstrate the ability to describe the essential role of affect as it is related to the D, the I, and the R