2014 Annual International Conference Handouts

Sunday, November 09, 2014

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.
Plenary Session: Emotions and Mood Dysregulation in Infants and Toddlers Part 1
10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Plenary Session: Emotions and Mood Dysregulation in Infants and Toddlers Part 2
1:00 to 2:30 pm
Sunday Workshop Group A
  • DIR Support for Young Children, Families, Caregivers and Teachers Exposed to High Stress Stations
  • Formative and Transformative Processes in Professional Development: What are the Critical Experiences that Engender New Ways of Thinking about Development and Autism.
  • The Success of a Developmental Model for Autism in a Public School Setting.
3:00 to 4:30 pm
Sunday Workshop Group B
  • Developmentally Appropriate Programs: The Autism Answer to the Common Core Standards.
  • When Aggression is Okay: Dealing with Negative Affect in Pretend Play.
  • DIR and Infant Mental Health: A Case Study Illustrating a Neurodevelopmental Approach to the Treatment of Anxiety in a 9 Month Old.

Monday, November 10, 2014

9:15 to 10:30
The Stanley Greenspan Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecture: Multilevel Meaning Making by Infants: Understanding the multiple systems that make meaning for an infant, how meaning is made through active engagement by the infant with the people and world around them, and a review of the related research.
Keynote Presenter: Ed Tronick, PhD
1:15 to 3:00
ICDL Graduate School Presentations and Expert Discussant Panel
  • Identifying Motor Disorders in Infancy:  Review of the Current Literature and Implications for Future Practice and Research.
  • Origins of Integrated Development: The sensational, relational journey of neurological development in infancy.
3:15 to 4:45 pm

Monday Workshops
  • Enhancing Contextual Thinking: A Gateway for Autism Early Intervention.
  • The Pharos Project: An Attachment-Based Intervention Program for Caregivers of a Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Floortime Strategies: A User's Guide to the DIR Model