A pilot randomized controlled trial of DIR/Floortime™ parent training intervention for pre-school children with autistic spectrum disorders

@article{Pajareya2011APR,
  title={A pilot randomized controlled trial of DIR/Floortime™ parent training intervention for pre-school children with autistic spectrum disorders},
  author={K. Pajareya and Kaewta Nopmaneejumruslers},
  journal={Autism},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={563 - 577}
}
  • K. Pajareya, Kaewta Nopmaneejumruslers
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Autism
  • This pilot study was designed to test the efficacy of adding home-based Developmental, Individual-Difference, Relationship-Based (DIR)/Floortime™ intervention to the routine care of preschool children with autistic spectrum disorder. Measures of functional emotional development and symptom severity were taken. It was found that after the parents added home-based DIR/Floortime™ intervention at an average of 15.2 hours/week for three months, the intervention group made significantly greater gains… CONTINUE READING
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