DIR/Floortime in the Classroom

DIR/Floortime in the Classroom

Help preschoolers to high schoolers achieve lasting outcomes in social-emotional development with these DIR/Floortime principles and practical techniques specific to the classroom.


Maude Le Roux, OTR/L, SIPT,
RCTC, DIR® Expert Trainer

Monday, January 13, 2020

8:15 AM – 3:45 PM

98 West End Avenue

Brooklyn, NY

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Target Audience

OTs, SLPs, PTs, PTAs, COTAs, Educators, Psychologists, Social Workers, Physicians, Nurses

Course Level


Course Description

Dr. Stanley Greenspan’s wonderful model of DIR/Floortime has been proven to show effective and lasting outcomes in different aspects of social-emotional development. This workshop will feature different Floortime principles and techniques specific to the classroom.

Therapists and educators alike will find the practical ideas helpful and applicable for daily use. The tools and interventions are applicable for therapists and teachers servicing children from preschool to high school.

Disclosure: This presentation will focus exclusively on DIR/Floortime and will not include information on other similar or related programs.


Born in South Africa, Maude Le Roux, OTR/L, SIPT, RCTC, DIR® Expert Trainer, is an occupational therapist involved in occupational functioning for her entire career of which executive functioning would be considered a key area of function in the lives of developing children.

Maude is a global speaker and has spoken at international conferences such as ATTACh, ICDL, as well as TDSA, as a key note speaker in 2016. She has been providing this specific course since 2011 across the globe.

Maude has an impressive resume of certification on a wide array of topics related to sensory and emotional processing over the span of her career. She has created her own workshops since 2007 and also trained for other international organizations since 2009.

Disclosure: Maude Le Roux receives a speaking fee for her presentation and is owner of the clinic A Total Approach. She has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Educational Credits

6 contact hours. Certificates will be awarded.

Hands on Approaches, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

Approved by AOTA for 0.6 CEUs.

Recognized by NYSED State Board for PT as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education. Approved for 6 contact hours.

Application has been made to NJBTE for CE Approval.

This course is offered for up to 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area).

This course is approved for 6 CTLE credits.


8:15 AM – 3:45 PM

Registration: 7:45 AM - 8:15 AM

8:15 - 9:45  Overview of DIR/Floortime

9:45 - 10:00 Break

10:00 - 11:45 Floortime Principles in the Classroom

11:45 - 12:45 Lunch

12:45 - 2:45  Floortime Intervention in the Classroom

2:45 - 3:00   Break

3:00 - 3:45   DIR/Floortime Form to assist Floortime principles in the classroom

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, learners will be able to:

  • List the 9 developmental milestones of the DIR/Floortime Method

  • Consider at least 10 Floortime principles to be included in everyday teaching

  • Apply the unique DIR/Floortime Form as a useful tool in planning intervention in teaching.

Pricing Information

Early Bird Registration (by November 26, 2019)


Standard Registration (after November 26, 2019)


Group Registration (3 or more registrants by November 26, 2019 - must register on the same day and each registrant must mention the others on her registration form):


Special offer for those registering for more than one of Maude LeRoux’s courses:


Anxiety, Sensory and Behavior (January 8th)

Executive Functioning Practical Toolkit (January 9th)

DIR/Floortime in the Classroom (January 13th)

Understanding and Treating Praxis and Dyspraxia (January 14th)


Save $100 when you attend any two courses using code 100OFF

Save $175 when you attend any three courses using code 175OFF

Sign up for three courses, and get the fourth course FREE:  Use code FREECOURSE


Only one coupon code may be used per registration

Contact Information

Hands on Approaches, Inc.

(212) 884-9101



Refund and Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing via fax, email, or mail. A full refund, less a $75 administrative fee (plus credit card processing fees, where applicable), will be provided if cancellation is received up to four weeks prior to the date of the course. Half tuition, less a $75 administrative fee (plus credit card processing fees, where applicable), will be refunded if cancellation is received up to two weeks prior to the date of the course. No refunds will be made after the two week deadline. Tuition for no-shows or cancellations received after the course has started will be forfeited, no exceptions. Hands On Approaches, Inc. reserves the right to cancel the course for extenuating circumstances. A full refund for the course fee will be provided. Hands On Approaches, Inc. is not responsible for any expenses incurred by the participants (ie: non-refundable travel arrangements) if the course is cancelled. Tuition for no-shows or cancellations received after the course has started will be forfeited, no exceptions.
Occasionally, changes are made due to speaker availability, participant demand or unforeseen circumstances. Courses may occasionally be cancelled. You will be notified by email and/or phone at least 24 hours in advance of the class start date. A full refund will be granted. While Hands On Approaches, Inc. will do everything possible to ensure participant satisfaction, Hands On Approaches, Inc.'s liability is limited to the tuition fee only.