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COURSES

FOR PARENTS

The Center for Neurodiverse Development offers Floortime® courses for parents throughout the year at various locations around Boston. These courses are for caregivers who wish to learn about how Floortime® can help them support and nurture their child’s emotional growth.

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Learn more about our offerings below, and register for upcoming courses.  Questions?  Contact sarah@astrafoundation.org.

Families should begin with our first course, Floortime for Parents.

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Course 1: Introduction to Floortime® for Parents

​This course is designed for parents new to Floortime® who wish to learn about how this relationship-based, developmental approach can help them better support and nurture their child’s emotional growth.

 

The course consists of short presentations to introduce key Floortime concepts; lots of video examples to illustrate concepts in action; time for group discussion in a supportive environment.

Course includes two private Floortime sessions, for each family with the instructor. These informal play sessions with your child allow you to ask questions and practice Floortime with support.

Course 2: Floortime®

for Parents Intensive Support

This course is designed to enable parents and caregivers to hone their Floortime skills and to better understand and meet their child’s current needs.

 

This course is for parents who have taken Course 1 (Introduction to Floortime) and wish to dive more deeply into the Floortime approach.

The curriculum will be developed in response to the current needs of the individuals in the group and discussion will be shaped around participants’ experiences with their child. Sharing of video with the group is recommended but optional.

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Course 3:

Floortime®

for Parents

Monthly Support

This course is designed for parents and caregivers who have taken Course 1 (Introduction to Floortime) and who would like ongoing Floortime support during the whole school year.

 

This allows participants to improve their Floortime skills and adapt them as their child grows and changes.

The curriculum will be developed in response to the current needs of the individuals in the group and discussion will be shaped around participants’ experiences with their child. Sharing of video with the group is recommended but optional.