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1 2 t h A n n u a l I n t e r n a t i o n a l C ON F EREN C E

Redefining the Potential for Emotional and Social Functioning


In Children with Autism and Special Needs
November 7, 8, and 9, 2008 n Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner, Virginia (Washington, DC Metro Area)

Featuring Panels on With Presentations by


T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics,
New Research on Social and Emotional Gains Emeritus, Harvard University Medical School, Stanley
and Changes in Brain Functioning Greenspan, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
Behavioral Science and Pediatrics, George Washington
in Children with Asd University, Richard Kelley, M.D., Professor of
Results from New Outcome Studies Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Beth Malow,
on the Dir®/Floortime™ Approach M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Vanderbilt
n University, Glenn McGee, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, The
American Journal of Bioethics, Ricki Robinson, M.D.,
New Insights into Identifying and Treating MPH, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of
Medicine, USC, Stuart Shanker, D. Phil., Professor of
Medical Conditions Associated with ASD Philosophy and Psychology, York University, Joshua
n Sparrow, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,
Harvard University Medical School, Sarah Spence,
A Bioethical Approach to Overcoming M.D., National Institute of Mental Health, Serena
Problems with Behavior and Aggression in the Wieder, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and CEO, ICDL
Graduate School, and others.
Education of Children with ASD
A Choice of Afternoon Concurrent Seminars
Pre-conference Workshops ▪▪ Beginning Floortime™
▪▪ Sensory Motor and Regulatory Treatment
▪▪ Sensory Organization and the DIR Model, taught by
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Rosemary White, O.T. ▪▪ Integración Escolar y Problemas de Comportamiento.


Aplicando el modelo DIR/Floortime en aulas escolares
▪▪ Representing Cognition in DIR: Insights into Language con niños de habla hispana.
Impairment and Visual Spatial Processing Challenges, ▪▪ DIR® and Psychoanalysis
taught by Serena Wieder, Ph.D., Sima Gerber, Ph.D., CCC ▪▪ Can You Outgrow the PDD Diagnosis?
and Gilbert Foley, Ed.D. ▪▪ Understanding Aggression
▪▪ Floortime™ for Novice Players, taught by Barbara ▪▪ A DIR® Reflection on Siblings: The Other Children
Kalmanson, Ph.D. and Molly Romer Witten, Ph.D. ▪▪ Children and Babies with Mood Swings
▪▪ The Affect-Based Language Curriculum (ABLC), taught by ▪▪ Adolescents: Using the DIR® Model
Diane Lewis, M.A., CCC/SLP ▪▪ DIR® Programs for Middle and High School Students
▪▪ The DIR® and IEP Goal Bank, taught by Monica Osgood ▪▪ NIMH Clinical Protocols
and Lauren Blaszak from Celebrate the Children ▪▪ Greenspan Social Emotional Growth Chart
▪▪ DIR® and Advocacy
▪▪ Communication Through the DIR Lens: A Tool Kit of Ideas
▪▪ And many more!
and Strategies, taught by Sherri Cawn, M.A., CCC-SLP
and Cindy Harrison, M.Sc. Reg. CASLPO See inside for details and complete list.
▪▪ Medication in the Treatment of Developmental and Learning
Disorders, taught by Josh Feder, M.D. ICDL Gradute School Accepting
Applictions for Third Class of New Ph.D.
▪▪ Using the DIR Approach in Feeding Therapy, taught by
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Program In Infant and Early Childhood
Diane Cullinane, M.D., Patricia Novak, MPH, RD, CLE, Mental Health and Developmental Disorders
and Karla Ausderau, MA, OTR/L See Details Inside
See complete list and schedule inside.
Preliminary Conference Program

Continuing Our Successful New Format


As in past years we have organized this conference around morning plenary sessions, that bring
together renowned speakers presenting the latest information on Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Poster Sessions
afternoon concurrent seminars on a wide range of topics. The seminars are organized around
general themes that will help you tailor your choices to those areas that most interest you. New Development
in the DIR World
R The DIR Model and Intervention
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] Clinical Cases Featuring the innovative application of


the DIR®/Floortime™ Model in the U.S.
1 Education
and internationally across a wide range
º Research of research, intervention and training
programs.
R Policy and Advocacy
We invite you to apply to present your
Again this year, we will offer pre-conference workshops on Thursday, November 6. These
program.
workshops provide an opportunity to explore additional topics in depth with an extraordinary group
of faculty. There is an additional fee for the pre-conference workshops and you are encouraged to Details at www.icdl.com.
register early as space is limited. See pages 9 and 10 for a complete list.

Conference at a Glance
Thursday, Nov. 6 Friday, Nov. 7 Saturday, Nov. 8 Sunday, Nov. 9

7:00 am DIR® Institute Certificate Una Reunión Con Otros


Registration Opens
Program Breakfast Compañeros De Habla Hispana
7:30
Welcome & Presentation of
8:00
Jennifer Doran Haan Scholarship 8:00–12:30
8:30 Concluding Plenary
A Bioethical Approach to
9:00 8:00–12:30 Overcoming Problems with
8:30–12:30 Plenary Session Behavior and Aggression in
9:30 Plenary Session New Insights into Identifying the Education of Children
New Research on Social and Treating Medical with ASD
10:00
Emotional Gains and Changes Conditions Associated
10:30 in Brain Functioning in Children with ASD See page 9
with Autism and Special Needs
11:00 See page 6
See page 3
11:30
12:30—Conference Concludes
12:00 Noon Registration Opens

12:30 12:30–2:00
12:30–2:00
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
1:00 Parent Networking Lunch
ICDL Graduate School Info
1:30 International Networking Lunch
Session
2:00 1:30–4:30 pm
Pre-Conference 2:00–3:30 2:00–3:30
2:30 Workshops Concurrent Seminars Concurrent Seminars
(additional fee)
3:00 See pages 3–4 See pages 6–7
See page 9
3:30 3:30–4:00—Poster Sessions 3:30–4:00—Poster Sessions

4:00 4:00–5:30 4:00–5:30


Concurrent Seminars Concurrent Seminars
4:30
Dinner Break
5:00 See pages 3–5 See pages 6–7

5:30

6:00
5:30–8:30 pm
6:30 Pre-Conference
Workshops
7:00 (additional fee)

7:30 See page 9


8:00

8:30

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Program Changes in Brain Functioning in Children With Asd
Results From New Outcome Studies on the DIR®/Floortime™ Approach
Friday, November 7

7:00 am 2:00–3:30 pm R DIR® and Advocacy


Registration Opens This seminar will address the role of a DIR®
Registration will also be open during workshop
Concurrent Seminars advocate, including parents, educators, therapists
Attend the session and professionals and how to effectively
hours on Thursday.
that most interests you. communicate and advocate for children with
special needs based on their individualized
8:00–8:30 am
needs. It will also focus on the challenges in
Welcome and Presentation of the Jen Autism The Musical (Video)
implementing DIR® in the schools, including how
Haan Parent Training Scholarship AUTISM: THE MUSICAL is the story of one to introduce the concept of bringing DIR® into the
woman’s optimistic pledge to lead a group program, how is this methodology educationally
Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., Chair, ICDL of autistic children in defying diagnosed relevant, how sensory needs of the child relate to
expectations by writing, rehearsing and behavioral concerns, how to write goals that will
8:30–9:15 am performing their own full-length musical. Following be measurable and acceptable to the school, how
The DIR®/Floortime™ Approach, five Los Angeles children over the course of to demonstrate that DIR® is different than what is
Emotional and Social Gains and Changes six months, director Tricia Regan captures the done in schools today (educators often say they
in Brain Functioning in Children with struggles and triumphs of their family lives and are already doing DIR®), and how to advocate
ASD and Other Special Needs: The Why observes how this musical production gives these for ongoing training and support. Potential
performers a comfort zone in which they can strategies, supported by Department of Education
and the How
explore their creative sides. guidelines, as well as the NY and NJ Autism
Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., Chair, ICDL, Clinical Program Quality Indicators, will be discussed.
(Autism the Musical will be shown again on
Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Science and
Saturday afternoon) Cheryl Martinez, Founder and Director, CCF
Pediatrics, George Washington University
Parent Advocacy and Consulting, LLC, Hazlet,
9:15–10:00 am R Beginning Floortime™ Part One: NJ, and Michele Havens, Ed.D., DIR Director,
Fostering Early Stages of Engagement Imagine Academy, Brooklyn, NY and Educational
Pathways to Mental Health and Autism; Consultant and Parent Advocate in private
and Purposeful Communication
New Studies on Brain Behavior and practice.
Relationships This session is for parents, professionals,
educators and school aides beginning to use
Stuart Shanker, D. Phil., Professor of  The DIR® OT Addressing Anxiety
the DIR®/Floortime™ model with children with
Philosophy and Psychology, York University regulatory and developmental challenges Anxiety—What are the underlying factors in
in home programs, schools or in private the child’s individual profile that contribute to
10:00–10:30 am practice. It will illustrate how to encourage anxiety, how it manifests itself in the child’s
Morning Break affect-based developmentally appropriate behavioral responses and how does a DIR® OT
interactions for children with various sensory Clinician address this from the DIR perspective?
10:30–11:30 am and developmental profiles, maintain a
Rosemary White, OTR/L, Director, Pediatric
continuous flow of interactions, open and close
DIR®/Floortime™ Treatment and Physical and Occupational Therapy Services,
circles of communication, encourage initiative,
Outcome Study Seattle, WA
shared attention and engagement, as well as
Devin Casenhiser., Ph.D., Head of Research, purposeful behavior and problem solving. These
capacities are the foundation for higher level 1 DIR® Programs for Middle and High
Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative
(MEHRI), York University, and Gil Tippy, symbolic play and abstract thinking. Typical School Students
Psy.D., Clinical Director, The Rebecca School, Floortime™ challenges will be addressed in the This program will illustrate private and public
Brooklyn, NY context of “stuck” moments when dealing with school programs for older children and will
avoidance, frustration, tantrums, aggression, focus on how to support students to regulate,
11:30 am–12:30 pm fears and anxiety. Video clips will be used to communicate and think in school settings.
illustrate parent-child interactions, therapist- Challenges in older children, such as anxiety
Changes in Brain Functioning in
child interactions, and parent coaching. and behavioral issues, will be discussed.
Autism with Intensive Dir®/Floortime™
Lisa deFaria, MSW, LCSW, BCD, Clinical Specific developmental and academic
Therapy: Preliminary Results strategies that encourage students to use a
Social Worker, Scotts Valley and Monterey,
Jim Stieben, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, CA and Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok, LCSW, wide range of capacities will be illustrated
Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative Ph.D., Director, Institute for Infants, Children and through video with specific emphasis on how to
(MEHRI), York University Families, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s develop educational curriculums which “work”
Services, NY, NY and also meet standards. Practical strategies,
12:30–2:00 pm approaches, and hands on motivating lesson
ideas that illustrate how to effectively implement
Lunch on Your Own
R The DIR® Model and Intervention the DIR® model into a middle and high school
] Clinical Cases curriculum will be presented.
International Networking Lunch
1 Education Monica Osgood, Founder/Executive Director,
Join participants from outside the U.S. for an
informal opportunity to network with other º Research and Karen McDowell, Head Teacher, Celebrate
professionals from your country and region. R Policy and Advocacy the Children, Wharton, NJ

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Program Concurrent Seminars (continued) 1 Education


º Research
Friday, November 7 R Policy and Advocacy

2:00–3:30 pm R Understanding Aggression from a DIR® 4:00–5:30 pm


Perspective
Concurrent Seminars (continued) (Note, this Seminar is 3 hours long and will Concurrent Seminars
continue after the break.) Attend the session
º Greenspan Social-Emotional Growth Aggressive behaviors are challenging and may that most interests you.
Chart: A Screening Questionnaire for be easily misunderstood. In this seminar, we
Infants and Young Children will describe how children learn to experience, 1 Adolescents: Using the DIR® Model to
This session will introduce participants to the manage and express their aggressive feelings Reclaim Capacities and Develop Potential
Greenspan Social-Emotional Growth Chart, as they master the functional developmental The Community School in Atlanta, Georgia is
a norm-referenced screening of key social- milestones. Through richly co-regulated and a secondary school program for adolescents
emotional milestones in infants and children engaged relationships with caregivers, a child’s with autistic spectrum disorders. The school
from birth to 42 months of age. The short, aggressive impulses become the healthy was recently featured in the New York Times
35-item Questionnaire, is designed to be assertive part of the personality that leads Sunday Magazine. This presentation describes
completed by parents or caregivers in less to mastery of the environment and growth the experience of two very different students at
than 10 minutes. Presenters will explain the in many areas of development. Individual the school: their profiles, the school’s approach
psychometric properties of the instrument, how differences in sensory processing, modulation to intervention and education, and the changes
it is administered, how to score and interpret and communication may compromise this that occurred for the students as a result of the
the results, and discuss possible uses of the process. Using case illustrations, the seminar program.
screening in primary care and early education will demonstrate how DIR® interventions help
children enter into the relationships required to Dave Nelson, LPC, Director, The Community
settings, as well as in research opportunities.
regulate aggression and develop the creative, School, Atlanta, GA
Cecilia Breinbauer, M.D., M.P.H., Child symbolic and logical expressions of aggression.
Psychiatrist, Managing Director, ICDL Graduate We will also discuss how to support impulsive R Beginning Floortime™ Part Two: The
School, and Devin Casenhiser, Ph.D., Head and aggressive children who have not yet Heart of DIR® and Floortime™; Child,
of Research, Milton and Ethel Harris Research mastered the functional developmental levels. Parent and Relationship Development
Initiative (MEHRI), York University, Toronto, ON
Stephanie Pass, Ph.D., Psychologist, San This seminar will delve deeper into the DIR®/
Francisco, CA, Diane Selinger, Ph.D., Floortime™ Model, exploring the model’s
R Individual Differences in the
Psychology, Glenview, IL, and Ira Glovinsky, centerpiece: relationship development.
Application of Language Intervention Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Ann Arbor, MI Relationship capacity is both a heartfelt drive,
Strategies: When To Do What With
as well as the organizing agent of development
Whom which promotes growth in children and in their
Specific language issues which will be 3:30–4:00 pm parents. Videotaped examples of children
covered include promoting shared attention, Afternoon Break at each of the 6 developmental stages, the
affective engagement, and reciprocity; influence of individual constitutional differences
developing intentionality; improving language Poster Sessions: New Developments in and a focus on how parents themselves develop
comprehension; addressing scripting, the DIR World! will culminate with a spotlight on development
facilitating higher level pragmatic skills. of the dyad. The session will take up the queries:
Featuring new and innovative applications of
Videotapes will be used to illustrate language For providers: How can I understand and reach
the DIR®/Floortime™ Model in the U.S. and
intervention strategies. parents and children as a relational unit so that
internationally in research, intervention and
both thrive? For parents: Can I embrace the
Sima Gerber, Ph.D., Professor of training programs.
power of my relationship with my child as the
Communication Disorders, Queens College,
For information on how you can apply to primary activating agent to promote her/ his
CUNY, and Michele Ricamato, M.A., CCC/SLP,
present your program, visit www.icdl.com. growth? And for all: How do we maximize our
Speech Language Pathologist, Chicago, IL
interactions with this child to nurture relational-
capacity and stimulate social-emotional-
communicative-cognitive development? This
seminar welcomes parents and professionals.
Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok, LCSW, Ph.D.,
Director, Institute for Infants, Children and
Families, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s
Services, NY, NY and Lisa deFaria, MSW,
LCSW, BCD, Clinical Social Worker, Scotts
Valley and Monterey, CA

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Friday, November 7 R Policy and Advocacy

 Early Intervention: A Case Study R Integración Escolar y Problemas de  It Takes a Village to Hold a Family
An occupational therapist presents a case study Comportamiento. Aplicando el modelo This case discussion will examine the
of a child seen through an early intervention DIR/Floortime en aulas escolares con experience of a non-mental health professional
program from age 8 months to age three and niños de habla hispana. trying to support a child’s development in the
again at a follow-up visit at age 5. The baby Este seminario abordará los desafíos que midst of a raging custody battle and a mother
under discussion has two older brothers on the niños con necesidades especiales enfrentan found unfit to care for her child. The case
autism spectrum and showed early symptoms al integrarse a una sala de clases y revisará highlights supporting team development and
suggestive of developing autism. Significant estrategias efectivas para abordar problemas working with parents who have mental health
family issues clouded the course of treatment. de comportamiento. El seminario estará challenges.
The case study follows the clinical reasoning dirigido a todos quienes estén vinculados a Michele Ricamoto, M.A., CCC/SLP, Speech
and self-reflective process of the unfolding niños con necesidades especiales asistiendo Language Pathologist, Chicago, IL and Ruby
occupational therapy treatment. al colegio, incluyendo profesores, otros Moyē Salazar, LCSW, BCD, Clinical Social
Beth Osten, M.S., OTR/L, Director, Beth profesionales del equipo de intervención y Worker, Salazar Associates, Clarks Summit, PA
Osten and Associates, Skokie, IL and Barbara padres. Las presentadoras abordarán las
Kalmanson, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and realidades de inclusión en países de habla
The Miracle Project
Special Educator, San Francisco, CA and Dean, hispana así como los desafíos culturales en las
salas de clases con niños latinos en Estados A presentation about “The Miracle Project” a
ICDL Graduate School
Unidos. Propuestas efectivas de evaluación e theatre and film arts program for children with
intervención para la educación escolar serán special needs and their typically developing
R Bench to Trench: Research Support for siblings and peers, and how to initiate a
analizadas desde el marco conceptual del
the DIR® Model musical/drama program for ASD kids in your
modelo DIR/Floortime.
This seminar will cover a variety of areas in community. The presenter will also share her
neuroscience, from animal and human evidence School Inclusion and Behavioral Problems. experience with Autism the Musical.
showing that relationships can influence Applying the DIR®/Floortime™ Model in Elaine Hall, Founder and Director of the Miracle
the outcome of genetic predisposition, to
Classroom Settings (A Seminar for Spanish Project
mathematical, neurophysiological, and clinical
Speakers)
work underlying the central role of emotional
engagement. This seminar will discuss the challenges that children º Prosody in Autism Spectrum
with special needs face when included in mainstream Disorders: Its’ Importance for Our Work
Josh Feder, M.D., Child and Family Psychiatrist, classrooms and will review effective strategies to With Children
Solana Beach, CA approach behavioral problems in this setting. The
presenters will address the reality of inclusion in A presentation of current, ongoing research on
Spanish speaking countries as well as the cultural expressive and receptive prosody in autism.
challenges in classroom settings where Spanish This session will describe what “prosody” is and
speaking children are included in the US. They will raise awareness of the role and difficulties that
also describe effective evaluation and intervention children on the spectrum have in understanding
strategies based on the DIR®/Floortime™ Model or others’ prosody and expressing themselves
conceptual framework. with appropriate prosody. Implications for DIR®
Cecelia Breinbauer, M.D., MPH, Child intervention will be discussed.
Psychiatrist and Managing Director, ICDL Lois Black, Ph.D., Associate Scientist, Center
Graduate School and Milagros Cordero, Ed.D., for Spoken Language Understanding, Oregon
OTR/L, Executive Director, ITT’s for Children, Health and Science University
Atlanta, GA
R Understanding Aggression from a
DIR® Perspective
(Note: This is part 2 of this Seminar.)

Continuing Education (CEUs)


Conference Book Store
YCS (Youth Consultation Service) is a co-sponsor of the 2008 ICDL Conference and an
The Special Need Project authorized provider of IACET CEUs. IACET, The International Association for Continuing
book store will be open during Education and Training, is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education
workshop and conference and training programs. Many organizations accept the IACET CEU, including AOTA, ASHA,
hours and will have a large selection of and NASW. For a complete list of organizations that accept the IACET CEU, visit http://
books by conference faculty as well as www.iacet.org/resources/accept_ceu.htm.
other publications related to the conference
topics. There will be a $25 processing fee for IACET CEUs. All conference attendees will receive a
Certificate of Attendance free of charge.

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Conference New Insights into Identifying and Treating
Program Medical Conditions Associated with Asd
SATURday, November 8

7:00 am 12:30–2:00 pm  Children and Babies with


Registration Opens Lunch On Your Own Mood Swings
This seminar will present very recent information
7:00–8:00 am Parent Networking Lunch on the earliest symptoms of mood disorders
Join other parents attending the ICDL conference in preschool aged children. We will look at
DIR® Institute Certificate for a networking lunch. An informal opportunity to how mood disorders have been approached
Program Breakfast meet other families from your region. traditionally and then discuss variables that
An invitation for current DIR® Institute candidates have not been reviewed in the literature. The
to come to a reunion and an opportunity for ICDL Graduate School Information Session session will focus on preschool depression and
others interested in DIR® intensive educational Graduate School Faculty will discuss the new preschool bipolar disorder.
programs to attend. Join faculty, fellow Ph.D. program in Infant and Early Childhood
Ira Glovinsky, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist,
professionals and Floortime™ practitioners to Mental Health and Developmental Disorders.
Ann Arbor, MI, and Co-Author, with Stanley
learn more about the Certificate Program.
Greenspan, M.D. of the recently published,
2:00–3:30 pm Children and Babies with Mood Swings; New
8:00–8:15 am Insights for Parents and Professionals
Introduction Concurrent Seminars
Ricki Robinson, M.D., MPH, Clinical Professor Attend the session R DIR®/Floortime™ All Day Long
of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, that most interests you. This seminar will discuss how to apply the
University of Southern California principles of Floortime™ to everyday living with
Autism the Musical (Video) the child with special needs and how to sensitize
8:15–9:15 am ourselves and our families to the countless
AUTISM: THE MUSICAL is the story of one
Mitochondrial Conditions Associated woman’s optimistic pledge to lead a group ordinary and extraordinary situations that are
with Autism Spectrum Disorders of autistic children in defying diagnosed potential “goldmines” for promoting regulation
expectations by writing, rehearsing and and attention, warm engagement, organization,
Richard Kelley, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of problem solving, cause and effect, symbolic
performing their own full-length musical. Following
Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University meaning and more while moving around town,
five Los Angeles children over the course of
six months, director Tricia Regan captures the working around the house, or buying gasoline
9:15–10:15 am or groceries. The group will interactively develop
struggles and triumphs of their family lives and
Sleep Issues and ASD observes how this musical production gives these some guidelines and examples of these charged
performers a comfort zone in which they can instances with which to heighten our awareness
Beth Malow, M.D., Associate Professor of
explore their creative sides. and assist parents to accrue this special “eye”
Neurology and Director, Vanderbilt Sleep Center
and creative attitude.
10:15–10:45 am R Can You Outgrow the PDD Diagnosis? Milagros Cordero, Ed.D., OTR/L, Executive
Morning Break Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Not Director, ITT’s for Children, Atlanta, GA and Griff
Otherwise Specified (PDD NOS) commonly Doyle, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Bethesda, MD
10:45–11:45 am becomes the diagnosis of choice when a small
child shows pervasive delay across all domains  A DIR® Reflection on Siblings—
Seizure Disorders and Other Medical
of developmental process but still maintains The Other Children
Conditions: NIMH Research Initiatives
sufficient relatedness and/or developmental Siblings are often forgotten in our work with
Sarah Spence, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Clinician, momentum that the characteristics of a children and families. In the hope of noticing and
Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry specific pervasive developmental disorder including the siblings, a long term model case
Branch, NIMH (such as typical autism, selective mutism, or of a sibling with a special needs brother will be
other developmental delays) are not observed. presented. A typical sibling’s developmental
11:45 am–12:30 pm This seminar will explore the characteristics challenges and therapeutic intervention will be
Ask the Doctor of PDD-NOS when it is encountered in early discussed from a DIR® perspective. Many of the
development, and its possible course when issues related to siblings of special needs children
An opportunity to present medical challenges in comprehensive (DIR®) intervention occurs.
your patients with autism spectrum disorders to will be included in this presentation, including the
We will discuss the theory behind the historic factors that hinder and contribute to a sibling’s
Drs. Robinson, Kelley, Mallow and Spence. meaning of ‘delay’ and what practices and emotional development, given his growing up with
processes are necessary in order to understand a special needs child in the family.
these developmental delay issues as potentially
resolvable. Diane Selinger, Ph.D., Psychologist, Glenview,
IL and Stephanie Pass, Ph.D., Psychologist,
Gerry Costa, Ph.D., Director, YCS Institute San Francisco, CA
for Infant and Preschool Mental Health, East
Orange, NJ and Molly Romer Witten, Ph.D.,
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Clinical Psychologist, Chicago, IL
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º Evaluating Outcomes: Challenges for  Utilizing Principles of Motor Control to  DIR® Therapeutic Interventions with
the DIR® Clinician Support Relationships between an Infant Siblings: A Panel Discussion
This seminar will discuss the challenges of and Mother within the DIR® Model This seminar will present the case of a sibling
evaluating outcomes of DIR® Intervention for the With only a one month window to help a baby with a special needs brother and will emphasize
DIR® clinician or educator offering services in with motor control challenges to organize and promoting developmental growth in siblings
clinics or schools including alternative research respond to a relationship with his pregnant using the DIR® model, based on what we have
designs. A range of pre and post measurements mother, this therapist integrated different learned from our work with siblings over many
related to DIR objectives will be described by the methods to develop his motor system to allow years. The panel will include presentations on
DIR® research panel including the FEAS, language beautiful reciprocity and engagement to emerge. early intervention work with siblings during
samples and “dialogue analyses” that measure infancy, later therapeutic work with older
“reciprocity” or “circles of communication”, Lois Gold, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, siblings and their families and including siblings
and related current research. How parents feel Center for Pediatric Therapy, Miami, FL within DIR® treatment sessions.
about the changes in their relationships and and Barbara Kalmanson, Ph.D., Clinical
Psychologist and Special Educator, San Diane Selinger, Ph.D., Psychologist, Glenview,
communication with their children, including tools
Francisco, CA and Dean, ICDL Graduate School IL, Rosemary White, OTR/L, Director, Pediatric
to measure parent satisfaction and stress, will
Physical and Occupational Therapy Services,
be suggested. Resources for further study and
3:30–4:00 pm Seattle, WA, and Sherry Cawn, M.A., CCC/
references will be provided.
SLP, Speech Language Pathologist/Early
Afternoon Break
Lois Black, Ph.D., Associate Scientist, Childhood Specialist, Northbrook, IL
Center for Spoken Language Understanding,
Poster Sessions: New Developments in
Oregon Health and Science University, Devin  Facilitating the Development of Oral-
Casenhiser, Ph.D., Head of Research, and the DIR World!
Motor/Speech Skills within the DIR®
Sonia Mastrangelo, MEHRI, York University, Featuring new and innovative applications of
Framework
Richard Solomon, M.D., Medical Director, Ann the DIR®/Floortime™ Model in the U.S. and
Arbor Center for Developmental and Behavioral internationally in research, intervention and This seminar will provide specific information
Pediatrics, and Serena Wieder, Ph.D., Clinical training programs. about how facilitating regulation and
Psychologist and Director, DIR® Institute engagement inform the teaching of oral-motor/
For information on how you can apply to speech skills. Floortime will be discussed,
present your program, visit www.icdl.com.
º NIMH Clinical Protocols as will other therapeutic interventions such
as sensory integration, neurodevelopmental
A continuation of the morning discussion with treatment, music, cranial sacral, horns, bubbles,
further information on National Institute of Mental 4:00–5:30 pm stretches, the PROMPT and the Kaufman
Health (NIMH) clinical protocols as they relate to Speech Praxis Test. Demonstrations and videos
children with ASD. will be used to illustrate the techniques.
Concurrent Seminars
Sarah Spence, M.D., Staff Clinician, Pediatrics Diane Lewis, MA, CCC/SLP, Director
Attend the session
and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, of Communication Enrichment Services,
that most interests you.
NIMH and Ricki Robinson, M.D., MPH, Bethesda, MD and Bobbi Wade, MAT, CCC/
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of SLP, SLP, Alexandria, VA
Medicine, University of Southern California 1 DIR® and Psychoanalysis
This seminar is for clinicians of various R Pennsylvania State Assessment Project
R Social and Interactive Groups disciplines who encounter emotional-mental
health challenges in families they work with. This seminar will provide participants an
This seminar will help parents and professionals opportunity to enhance and learn skills in
Historically, efforts to understand, conceptualize
learn how to facilitate socialization among children program development, staff training, community
and help families have taken different
with special needs. Adult facilitation in social service shifts and policy changes. The panel
perspectives and built upon each other as
and interactive groups encourages children to will discuss the components of program
theory and practice evolved. This seminar
have developmentally appropriate interactions development and policy shifts that lead to
will present clinical case material with faculty
with peers. Social groups allow children to services providing developmental-relationship
highlighting how traditional infant mental health
develop skills including sensory and emotional based care on local and state levels.
and psychoanalysis would approach these
regulation, initiation and engagement with peers,
challenges, and how DIR® differentiates these Ruby Moyē Salazar, L.C.S.W., B.C.D., Clinical
assertiveness, complex social problem solving,
perspectives and organizes our understanding Social Worker, Salazar Associates, Clarks
compromising, symbolic play, and building bridges
and work to optimize the development of Summit, PA, Bernard McBride, Director of
between logical ideas. Focus will be placed on
children and parents together and understand Behavioral Healthcare, Bucks County, PA
learning to recognize the delicate balance of active
our relationships with them. and Charlotte Collier, Ph.D., Clinical Lead,
facilitation versus passive facilitation, or when to
be more involved and when to let the children DIR Institute Faculty: Ron Balamuth, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Assessment Project
problem-solve themselves. Using video clips and Gerry Costa, Ph.D., Gil Foley, Ed.D., Barbara
slides, this workshop will illustrate different tools Kalmanson, Ph.D., Molly Romer Witten,
and techniques for effective and positive adult Ph.D., and Serena Wieder, Ph.D.
facilitation in social groups.
Tim Bleecker and Jake Greenspan, Co-
Directors, DIR Support Services, Bethesda, MD

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Conference ] Clinical Cases

Program Concurrent Seminars (continued) 1 Education


º Research
SATURday, November 8 R Policy and Advocacy

R Picture Books and Floortime young children with autism: The PLAY Project recovery can be quite effective with targeted
Home Consultation program.’ (Vol 11(3) 205- treatment and syndrome specific goals.
Picture books enrich children’s understanding
224). A review of the scientific literature on
about their world and their relationships Carole Samango-Sprouse, Ed.D., Director,
social-pragmatic (i.e. play-based) interventions
within it. This presentation will consider some Neurodevelopmental Diagnostic Center for
for young children with autism will also be
of the best picture books and discuss them Young Children, Associate Clinical Professor
presented.
from a developmental and psychodynamic in the Department of Pediatrics, George
perspective, looking closely at their themes and Richard Solomon, M.D., Medical Director, Ann Washington University, Washington, DC and
discussing their utility to children at different Arbor Center for Developmental and Behavioral Ricki Robinson, M.D., MPH, Clinical Professor
developmental levels. Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, MI of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine,
University of Southern California
Stephanie Pass, Ph.D., Psychologist, San
Francisco, CA and Rebecca Shahmoon º Pulling the Pieces Together: Praxis,
Shanok, LCSW, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Learning and Frontal Lobe Function R Sensory Motor and Regulatory
Infants, Children and Families, Jewish Board of in Young Children with ASD and other Treatment
Family and Children’s Services, NY, NY Neurogenetic Disorders This presentation will explore and integrate
Focusing on the intricate relationship between current thinking about sensory processing,
R The Play Project praxis, learning and frontal lobe function sensory reactivity, sensory modulation, and
This session will include an overview of the in infants and children with ASD and other the intersection between regulation and motor
PLAY Project Home Consultation model, a neurogenetic disorders, this seminar will planning with the DIR® model. Participants will
practical, parent training application of DIR®. It discuss how a common but unknown sex be exposed to the concepts of self-regulation
will also review the research evidence published chromosome disorder reveals the very early and co-regulation to help foster the ‘fit’ between
in the May 2007 issue of Autism, a peer signs of dyspraxia and frontal dysfunction as the child and the adult.
reviewed, scientific journal, in an article entitled, early as four months of age. This dysfunction Milagros Cordero, Ed.D., OTR/L, Executive
‘Pilot study of a parent training program for can affect all domains of development and Director, ITT’s for Children, Atlanta, GA

Preliminary
Conference A Bioethical Approach to Overcoming Problems with Behavior &
Program Aggression in the Education of Children with ASD
SUNday, November 9

7:00–8:00 am 8:00–8:45 am 10:30–11:00 am


Una Reunión Con Otros Compañeros De A Bioethical Approach to Overcoming Morning Break
Habla Hispana O Quienes Trabajan Con Problems with Aggression and
Familias De Habla Hispana Misbehavior in Schools 11:00 am–12:00 Noon
Stanley Greenspan, M.D., Clinical Professor of
Comprehensive Assessment as a Preventative
A Meeting for Spanish Speaking
Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics, Means of Reducing Behavioral Concerns in
Participants and Those Who Work with
George Washington University the Home, School and Community
Spanish Speaking Families
Ruby Moyē Salazar, L.C.S.W., B.C.D., Clinical
Se le invita cordialmente a una reunión con 8:45–9:30 am Social Worker, Salazar Associates, Clarks
otros compañeros de habla hispana a quienes Symbolic Play: The Pathway to Summit, PA, Bernard McBride, Director of
trabajan con familas de habla hispana. Venga a
Supporting Emotional Capacities Related Behavioral Healthcare, Bucks County, PA, and
compartir sus ideas de como seguir llevando el
to Aggression and Anxiety John McGonigal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
mensaje del Juego Circular a esta poblacion.
of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Science and
You are invited to a meeting for those who Serena Wieder, Ph.D., Associate Chair Technology, University of Pittsburgh Medical
speak Spanish or work with families who and Director, DIR® Institute, ICDL, Clinical Center, Program Director, Center for Autism and
are Spanish speaking. Join us to share Psychologist, Silver Spring, MD Developmental Disorders, Western Psychiatric
your thoughts on how to continue to bring Institute and Clinic
Floortime™ to Spanish speakers. 9:30 am–10:30 am
Ethical Issues in the Education of 12:00 – 12:30 pm
7:30 am Children with Autism Building Foundations for the Future:
Registration Opens Glenn McGee, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, The Reflections and Concluding Remarks
American Journal of Bioethics, Co-Director, T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., Professor of
States & Bioethics Program, Rockefeller Institute Pediatrics, Emeritus, and Joshua Sparrow,
of Government, SUNY, Clinical Associate M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard
Professor of Health Policy & Management, SUNY University Medical School
College of Public Health
12:30 pm
Conference Concludes
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Preliminary
Conference Pre-Conference Workshops
Program Workshop space is limited, so we encourage you to register early.
You will receive an email confirmation of your workshop selections.
THURSday, November 6

Pre-Conference Workshops Faculty: Rosemary White, OTR/L, Director, 5:30–8:30 pm


Thursday, November 6 Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapy
5–The Affect-Based Language
Services, Seattle, WA
1:30–8:30 pm Curriculum (ABLC): An Intensive
(there will be a break for dinner) To register for this Workshop, select Sensory Program for Parents, Therapists and
Organization on your Registration Form Teachers
1–Floortime™ for Novice Players
1:30–4:30 pm In this workshop, the principles of The Affect-
This workshop is designed for parents,
Based Language Curriculum (ABLC) will be
professional newcomers and others who work 3–Communication Through the DIR ®
discussed. Participants will learn the terminology
with children with regulatory and developmental Lens: A “Tool Kit” of Ideas and Strategies and how to use this dynamic curriculum in home,
challenges as school aides and in home programs.
This workshop will explore the complex issues school and therapy settings. The presenter will
Affect-based approaches will illustrate how
of communication as seen through the DIR® review implementation of the Checklists and
to encourage developmentally appropriate
model. Particular emphasis will be placed on how to select Systematic Instruction and Applied
interactions for children with various sensory and
typical development, affect cueing, non-verbal Floortime™ goals. Sensory-Motor, Oral Motor
developmental profiles, maintain a continuous
gestures, receptive language and the “Red Flags and Augmentative Communication activities to
flow of interactions, open and close circles of
and the “Tools” to address them. The need for develop language will be reviewed. This will be
communication, encourage initiative, purposeful
modification of traditional language intervention an opportunity to learn about the innovations in
behavior, shared attention, engagement, problem
strategies for children with challenges in affective the Second Edition which include Foundation
solving, symbolic play and abstract thinking. Day
development and varied sensory profiles will be Activities with Expanded Elicitations for every skill
to day behavior challenges will be addressed,
illustrated through videotape presentations. in all of the Levels and the accompanying Applied
including frustration, tantrums, aggression, fears
Floortime™ examples. The Second Edition
and anxiety. Family based DIR™ intervention for Faculty: Sherri Cawn, M.A., CCC-SLP, has additional chapters on support groups and
early signs of developmental concerns as well as Speech-Language Pathologist/Early Childhood implementation of the ABLC within the school
working with children and families moving into Specialist, Private Practice, Northbrook, IL, and setting. Videotapes illustrate actual case studies in
more abstract and representational thinking will Cindy Harrison, M.Sc., Reg. CASLPO, Speech- one to one settings, dyads and triads.
be covered. Attention will be given to filling in Language Pathologist, Private Practice, Ottawa,
gaps in developmental levels. Videos will be used Ontario Faculty: Diane Lewis, MA/CCC-SLP, Director
to illustrate parent child interactions and parent of Communication Enrichment Services in
coaching. This workshop will also integrate the To register for this Workshop, select Bethesda, MD
impact on families as they come to grips with Communication Through the DIR® Lens on
your Registration Form To register for this Workshop, select ABLC on
their children’s challenges and how to support
your Registration Form
the reorganization and efforts of the family to
implement effective intervention to build capacities 1:30-4:30 pm
5:30–8:30 pm
for relating, communicating and thinking. 4–The DIR® and IEP Goal Bank
6–DIR® Programs for Pre-School and
Faculty: Barbara Kalmanson, Ph.D., Clinical This workshop will illustrate how to identify Elementary Age Children
Psychologist and Special Educator, San and select specific DIR® educational goals for
Francisco, CA and Molly Romer Witten, Ph.D., a range of children for use in school settings. This workshop will outline pre-school and
Clinical Psychologist, Chicago, IL This new goal bank will provide an important elementary age programs in private and
resource for educators and parents to articulate public schools, focusing on building strong
To register for this Workshop, select Floortime
goals which support the scope, sequence and foundations for social and academic success:
for Novice Players on your Registration Form
integration of DIR® capacities to establish the How does working on regulation, engagement,
foundations for successful learning. These goals intentionality, problem solving, symbolic,
1:30–8:30 pm
can be applied in regular and inclusion programs emotional and abstract thinking support overall
(there will be a break for dinner) success? Specific developmental and academic
as well as in special education in public and
2–Sensory Organization and the private settings. The goals provide direction, strategies that encourage students to use a wide
Developmental, Individual Difference, benchmarks, and tools to support and ensure range of capacities will be illustrated through
Relationship-Based (DIR®) Model accountability among school personnel. Case video. The workshop will also highlight how to
studies will be used to demonstrate how to use organize the school day to meet the individual
Understanding the child’s sensory profile needs of each child, the criteria for readiness to
IEP goals to represent the critical elements of
is essential for all interactions and learning. learn in groups, how to balance child led and
comprehensive programs for children within the
This workshop will examine the sensory semi-structured activities, keeping the focus on
DIR® framework in various settings.
modulation continuum of sensory registration relating and emotional thinking, applications in
and response to stimuli and how it influences Faculty: Monica Osgood, Founder/Executive different school systems and the importance of
behavior, attention, impulse control, postural Director, and Lauren Blaszak, Founder/Director, including parents. Connecting DIR® work to state
control, motor control, and functional skills. It Celebrate the Children, Wharton, NJ standards will be addressed and specific lesson
will address motor planning, the core capacity plans shared. Additionally, the importance of
To register for this Workshop, select DIR® and
necessary for sequencing interactions with ongoing staff training, reflective supervision and
IEP on your Registration Form
people and objects, as well as building bridges incentives in the school setting will be outlined.
between ideas and abstract thought. Using case
illustrations, the workshop will highlight how to Faculty: Monica Osgood, Founder/Executive
use the FEAS (Functional Emotional Assessment Director, and Lauren Blaszak, Founder/Director,
Scale) to understand the child’s sensory profile, Celebrate the Children, Wharton, NJ
guide treatment and provide parent coaching. To register for this Workshop, select DIR
Programs for Pre-School and Elementary on
your Registration Form

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Program Pre-Conference Workshops (continued)

THURSday, November 6

5:30–8:30 pm 5:30–8:30 pm 5:30–8:30 pm


7–Medication in the Treatment of 8–Representing Cognition in DIR : ®
9–Using the DIR® Approach in Feeding
Developmental and Learning Disorders Insights into Language Impairment and Therapy
This workshop will present an overview of the
Visual Spatial Processing Challenges Feeding concerns are often multi-faceted, and
use of medication as part of a comprehensive This presentation will examine the definition may include oral-motor deficits, dysphagia,
treatment approach. Specific classes of of cognition, which remains a fuzzy one, and sensory processing challenges, GI, allergy
medications and their use for specific target dip into the long running debate regarding the and medical issues, nutritional and growth
symptoms will be reviewed and a variety of relationship between language, visual spatial factors and primary or secondary challenges
clinical examples and profiles will be included. processing and cognition. The representation of to behavioral interaction patterns. The DIR®
cognition, which weaves itself throughout DIR, approach provides a framework for integrating
Faculty: Joshua Feder, M.D., Child and Family
will be highlighted. An analysis of video clips these multiple facets, while maintaining a
Psychiatry, Solana Beach, CA
will focus on the interface between cognition, focus on the core interaction between parent
To register for this Workshop, select language impairment and visual spatial and child. This framework is useful for all of
Medication on your Registration Form challenges with attention to implications for DIR the various disciplines that may be involved in
intervention. feeding therapy. This workshop will focus on
how the DIR® framework can help to guide the
Faculty: Gilbert Foley, Ed.D., Associate therapeutic process for feeding.
Professor, Ferkauf Graduate School of
Psychology, Yeshiva University, Sima Gerber, Faculty: Diane Cullinane, M.D., Developmental
Workshop Handouts will be Ph.D., CCC, Professor of Communication Pediatrician, Executive Director, Patricia Novak,
posted on the ICDL website. Disorders, Queens College, CUNY, Serena MPH, RD, CLE, Pediatric Registered Dietitian
Wieder, Ph.D., Associate Chair, ICDL and and Karla Ausderau, MA, OTR/L, Occupational
Your workshop registration Therapist, Pasadena Child Development
Director, DIR® Institute, Clinical Psychologist,
confirmation will contain a link Silver Spring, MD Associates, Inc., Pasadena, CA
to view and print the handouts. To register for this Workshop, select To register for this Workshop, select Using the
Representing Cognition in DIR on your DIR Approach in Feeding Therapy on your
Registration Form Registration Form

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Hotel & Travel


All Conference and Workshop Sessions Reservations Directions/Transportation from Airports
will be held at the A limited block of rooms at the conference The Hilton McLean Tysons Corner is located
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner rate of $122 single/double (Thursday, Friday, just off I-495, the Washington Beltway. The
7920 Jones Branch Drive Saturday and Sunday nights, 11/6 through 11/9) closest Metro stop is West Falls Church,
McLean, Virginia 22102 or $209 (Wednesday 11/5 and Monday, 11/10) on the Orange Line. It is 20 minutes from
703-847-5000 (phone), 703-761-5100 (fax) has been set-aside for registrants until October Washington Dulles and Washington Reagan
16. When making your reservation, refer to the National Airports and 45 minutes from Baltimore
Reservations: 703-761-5111 or www.mclean. Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Washington International Airport. Detailed
hilton.com (Use the group code ICD when Learning Disorders (ICDL) in order to get the directions to the hotel are available from the
making your reservations online.) special group rate. Reservations will be made hotel and at www.hilton.com. Transportation
The Hilton McLean is located in the heart of on a space-available basis, so call early. from the airports to the hotel is available
Tysons Corner, minutes from Washington, by taxi or from Super Shuttle van service.
DC. The hotel provides complimentary Super Shuttle vans can be found at ground
transportation to the large neighboring malls. transportation stands at each airport.

GLIMPSE is Seeking Submissions!


GLIMPSE is a new publication of ICDL that will showcase the unique perspective contained in the writings and artwork of individuals with a
history of autism and other developmental and learning disorders. We are seeking poetry, essays, reflections, short stories, photography, and
two-dimensional artwork on any subject, so that we may gain a GLIMPSE into the rich inner life of these individuals. We are seeking work from
individuals of all ages.
Submission guidelines, editorial policy, and information about the editors can be found at www.icdl.com.

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2008 Conference Faculty
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Carla Ausderau, MA, OTR/L Ira Glovinsky, Ph.D. Monica Osgood


Occupational Therapist, Pasadena Child Clinical Psychologist, Ann Arbor, MI Founder/Executive Director, Celebrate the
Development Associates, Inc., CA Children, Wharton, NJ,
Jacob Greenspan
Ron Balamuth, Ph.D. Co-Director, DIR Support Services, Beth Osten, M.S., OTR/L
Clinical Psychologist, NY, NY Bethesda, MD Director, Beth Osten & Associates, Skokie, IL
Lois Black, Ph.D. Stanley Greenspan, M.D. Stephanie Pass, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Center for Spoken Chair, ICDL, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Clinical Psychologist, San Francisco, CA
Language and Understanding, Oregon Health Behavioral Science and Pediatrics, George
And Science University Washington University Michele Ricamoto, M.A., CCC/SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, Chicago, IL
Lauren Blaszak Elaine Hall
Founder/ Director, Celebrate the Children, Founder and Director, The Miracle Project Ricki Robinson, M.D., MPH
Wharton, NJ Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of
Cindy Harrison, M.Sc., Reg. CASLPO Medicine, University of Southern California
Tim Bleecker Speech-Language Pathologist, Private Practice,
Co-Director, DIR Support Services, Ottawa, Ontario Molly Romer Witten, Ph.D.
Bethesda, MD Clinical Psychologist, Chicago, IL
Michele Havens, Ed.D.
T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. DIR Director, Imagine Academy, Brooklyn, Ruby Moyē Salazar, LCSW, BCD
Professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus, Harvard NY and Educational Consultant and Parent Clinical Social Worker, Salazar Associates,
University Medical School Advocate in Private Practice Clarks Summit, PA

Cecilia Breinbauer, M.D., MPH Barbara Kalmanson, Ph.D. Carole Samango-Sprouse, Ed.D.
Child Psychiatrist, Potomac, MD, Managing Clinical Psychologist and Special Educator, San Director, Neurodevelopmental Diagnostic
Director, ICDL Graduate School Francisco, CA, Dean , ICDL Graduate School Center for Young Children, Associate Clinical
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, George
Devin Casenhiser, Ph.D. Richard Kelley, M.D., Ph.D. Washington University, Washington, DC
Head of Research, Milton and Ethel Harris Professor of Pediatrics,
Research Initiative (MEHRI), York University Johns Hopkins University Diane Selinger, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Glenview, IL
Sherri Cawn, M.A., CCC-SLP Diane Lewis, M.A., CCC/SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist/Early Childhood Director, Communication Enrichment Services, Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok, LCSW, Ph.D.
Specialist, Northbrook, IL Bethesda, MD Director, Institute for Infants, Children and
Families, Jewish Board of Family and
Charlotte Collier, Ph.D. Beth Malow, M.D. Children’s Services, NY, NY
Clinical Director, Pennsylvania State Associate Professor of Neurology and Director,
Assessment Project Vanderbilt Sleep Center Stuart Shanker, D. Phil.
Professor of Philosophy and Psychology,
Milagros Cordero, Ed.D., OTR/L Cheryl Martinez York University
Executive Director, ITT’s for Children, Founder and Director, CCF Parent Advocacy
Atlanta, GA and Consulting, LLC, Hazlet, NJ Richard Solomon, M.D.
Medical Director, Ann Arbor Center for
Gerry Costa, Ph.D. Sonia Mastrangelo Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics,
Director, YCS Institute for Infant and Preschool Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative Ann Arbor, MI
Mental Health, East Orange, NJ (MEHRI), York University
Joshua Sparrow, M.D.
Diane Cullinane, M.D. Bernard McBride Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard
Developmental Pediatrician, Executive Director, Director of Behavioral Healthcare, University Medical School
Pasadena Child Development Associates, Inc., Bucks County, PA
CA Sarah Spence, M.D., Ph.D.
Karen McDowell Staff Clinician, Pediatrics and Developmental
Griff Doyle, Ph.D. Head Teacher, Celebrate the Children, Neuropsychiatry Branch, National Institute of
Clinical Psychologist, Bethesda, MD Wharton, NJ Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
Lisa de Faria, LCSW, BCD Glenn McGee, Ph.D. Jim Stieben, Ph.D.
Clinical Social Worker, Scotts Valley and Editor-in-Chief, The American Journal of Senior Research Scientist, Milton and Ethel
Monterey, CA Bioethics, Co-Director, States & Bioethics Harris Research Initiative (MEHRI), York
Program, Rockefeller Institute of Government, University
Elizabeth Dulin, M.Ed.
SUNY, Clinical Associate Professor of Health
Education Director, The Lionheart School,
Policy & Management, SUNY College of Public Gil Tippy, Psy.D.
Atlanta, GA Clinical Director, The Rebecca School,
Health
Brooklyn, NY
Joshua Feder, M.D.
John McGonigal, Ph.D
Child and Family Psychiatry, Solana Beach, CA
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Bobbi Wade, MAT, CCC/SLP
Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Speech Language Pathologist, Alexandria, VA
Gil Foley, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Ferkauf Graduate School University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Rosemary White, OTR/L
of Psychology, Yeshiva University Program Director, Center for Autism and Director, Pediatric Physical and Occupational
Developmental Disorders, Western Therapy Services, Seattle, WA
Sima Gerber, Ph.D. Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Professor of Communication Disorders, Serena Wieder, Ph.D.,
Queens College, CUNY Dave Nelson, LPC Associate Chair, ICDL, and Director, DIR®
Director, The Community School, Atlanta, GA Institute, CEO, ICDL Graduate School
Lois Gold, OTR/L Clinical Psychologist, Silver Spring, MD
Occupational Therapist, Center for Pediatric Patricia Novak, MPH, RD, CLE
Therapy, Miami, FL Pediatric Registered Dietician, Pasadena Child
Development Associates, Inc., CA

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ICDL Announces Ph.D. Program
In Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and
Developmental Disorders
In January 2008, the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders
(ICDL) launched the ICDL Graduate School, offering a PhD program in Infant and
Early Childhood Mental Health and Developmental Disorders through a distance
learning format for qualified applicants throughout the United States and abroad.
Our Goal
The first group of students began classes in January 2008 and the second group will begin The significant advances in our understanding
in September 2008. Applications are currently being considered for the September 2009 of infants, young children, and their families
class and are reviewed as they are submitted. over the past 30 years have created a new
foundation for research and clinical practice.
The Curriculum The combination of online courses, supervised
practicum and the dissertation will provide
A dynamic bio-psychosocial developmental approach guides the curriculum. It includes knowledge opportunities for students to learn and apply
from all the disciplines that contribute to understanding early human development and its disorders a growing body of knowledge emerging from
including; emotional and social development, cognitive and language functioning, perceptual multiple disciplines. Our goal is to enable
motor and sensory functioning, neurobiology, caregiver/child interaction patterns, family patterns, students to master the insights of each of
psychopathology, and the larger community and cultural contexts. the contributing disciplines, understand
the range and variations of healthy and
Interactive Distance (Online) Education Format disordered functioning in the early years
Students will have access to distance learning via online classes by logging onto the ICDL Virtual of life, implement a unified developmental
Classroom, a private interactive web platform housed on the ICDL website. The website platform approach to research and clinical practice,
will include all the course materials for which the student has registered, as well as interactive and serve as leaders for future generations.
tools such as discussion forums and online chatting. This flexible, innovative, long distance
curriculum will allow students to adjust their studies to their own daily schedule, an essential
characteristic of a successful adult learning model. For a detailed description of the
program, including curriculum, admission
requirements, tuition, and application
Visit www.icdl.com for detailed information on the new Icdl Ph.D. program! information, please visit www.icdl.com.

The DIR®/Floortime™ Institute


Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
We invite you to join us!
Tuesday, July 7 ~ Saturday, July 11, 2009
Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California. www.VisitAsilomar.com

We are pleased to announce the DIR® Institute


will head west for the second time to the DIR®C
historic Asilomar Conference Grounds in DIR®B Clinical Specialist DIR®A
beautiful Pacific Grove, California. The natural Beginning and Educator Administrators
surroundings and comfortable accommodations Practitioners Certificate Program Program
offer ample space and time for reflection,
discussion and connection among DIR® For those beginning to For experienced DIR® For administrators of DIR®
colleagues, new and old. integrate DIR® practice into clinicians and educators based educational services
This year will feature special presentations and their disciplines who have prepared to demonstrate including birth to three,
activities to celebrate our 10th Anniversary. completed introductory competencies in DIR® pre-school and school aged
We know you’ll find the experience intensive, courses and want more in- principles and practices in programs.
rich, rewarding and fun—and you’ll make many depth training to expand their their existing disciplines.
This program can be
new friends among the amazing and talented experience. This program Includes assessment and
attended simultaneously with
professionals you’ll meet from around the prepares you for the DIR® intervention. Obtaining
the DIR®B or DIR®C programs
country and around the world. Clinical Specialist/ Educator the Certificate can lead
for qualified candidates.
Certificate Program. to consulting and trainer
Be sure to register early as this special year will opportunities.
fill quickly and spaces are limited at this site.

Visit www.icdl.com for details.

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ICDL Books and Videos
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Children and Babies with Mood Diagnostic Manual for Infancy n “Sensory Regulation and Social Interac- Training Videotapes on the DIR®
Swings: New Insights for Parents and Early Childhood (ICDL-DMIC) tion,” shows parents how to help a child Model and Floortime Techniques
and Professionals The first comprehensive, developmen- overcome challenges of sensory regula- This 13 tape series, nearly 20 hours in
By Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., tally based classification system for tion that interfere with his ability to relate length, features Stanley I. Greenspan,
Ira Glovinsky, Ph.D., and Cindy Glovinsky neurodevelopmental (including autism and communicate, enabling him to reach M.D. and Serena Wieder, Ph.D. demon-
Addressing the challenges of living with spectrum), mental health, regulatory- higher developmental levels, including strating the Developmental, Individual
a child whose moods are extreme and sensory processing, and language social interaction and pretend play. Difference, Relationship-Based (DIR)
unpredictable, this book transcends disorders and learning challenges in the n “Symbolic and Logical Thinking,” model and Floor Time strategies for dif-
traditional tendencies and diagnoses earliest years of life. The ICDL-DMIC shows parents how to use pretend play ferent types of children and families with
by discussing mood swings in terms of opens a new era in our approach to in- to help their child create and connect special needs. Included with the videos
how they develop, instead of presenting fants, young children, and their families ideas, and to think logically. is a guide highlighting what to look for
the reader with the usual list of symp- — an approach based on understand- Price per set: ICDL Member $79.95 in each of the tapes.
toms and treatments. The complex ing developmental pathways and dy- Non-Member $88.95 DVD Version: ICDL Member $225
interplay between children’s emotional namic processes essential for modern Non-Member $255
states and the various developmental diagnostic and treatment programs. The Functional Emotional VHS Version: ICDL Member $175
milestones that lie along the pathway to ICDL Member $27.50 Assessment Scale (FEAS) Non-Member $195
adulthood are described, offering hope Non-Member $29.50 For Infancy and Early Childhood:
to parents by giving them a whole new Clinical and Research Applications Bipolar Patterns in Children:
way of looking at an old problem that El Niño con Necesidades Especiales: By Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., Georgia De- New Perspectives on Developmental
paradoxically seems to be increasing in Estimulando el Crecimiento Gangi, Ph.D., OTR & Serena Wieder, Ph.D. Pathways and a Comprehensive
modern times. Intelectual y Emocional A systematic in depth approach to Approach to Prevention and
ICDL Member $20.50 Stanley I Greenspan, M.D. & Serena assessing emotional functioning during Treatment
Non-Member $24.95 Wieder, Ph.D. con Robin Simons infancy and early childhood. It enables By Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.
The Child with Special Needs. Copy- clinicians, educators and caregivers to and Ira Glovinsky, Ph.D.
The Affect-Based Language right© 1998. First published in the U.S. by assess the child’s functional, emotional, A developmental bio-psychosocial
Curriculum (ABLC): An Intensive Da Capo Press, a subsidiary of Perseus developmental level and create a treat- framework for the early identification,
Program for Families, Therapists Books, L.L.C ment plan based on the child’s individual assessment, preventative intervention,
and Teachers. 2nd Edition Un enfoque integral para abordar profile and measure their progress. The and treatment of children with bipolar
By Stanley Greenspan, M.D. desafíos del desarrollo, incluyendo FEAS not only delineates the emotional patterns.
and Diane Lewis, M.A, CCC-SLP. autismo, trastorno generalizados del functioning of the infant and child but ICDL Member $25.50
An innovative approach to the devel- desarrollo, problemas del habla y del captures the richness of the interactions Non-Member $32.50
opment of language that integrates lenguaje, síndrome de Down, parálisi between the child and his caregivers.
the affect based model of human cerebral, déficit de atención, y otros ICDL Member $32.00 The Psychology of Global
development, developed by Stanley trastornos asociados. Basado en más Non-Member $39.50 Interdependency; A Framework
I. Greenspan, M.D. (e.g. the Floortime de dos décadas de experiencia clínica for International Collaboration
Model), with the development of recep- e investigación en discapacidades del The Journal of Developmental By Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.
tive and expressive language, imitation, desarrollo, el contenido de este libro Processes and Stuart Shanker, D.Phil.
pragmatics, and engagement. The ayuda a padres y profesionales a ir más The Journal of Developmental Processes An examination of the new psychologi-
curriculum incorporates the principles allá de los rótulos diagnósticos y poder (JDP) focuses on the complex and cal challenges created by our growing
of Systematic Instruction and Applied entender el perfil individual de cada dynamic biological, social, and cultural interdependency, with a series of practical
Floortime as the primary teaching niño. Los novedosos aportes de los aspects of developmental systems in suggestions that will enable groups to
strategies. It also includes supple- autores a la comprensión del desarrollo humans and other animals. It is jointly work together to preserve civilization and
mental oral motor and augmentative humano y del aprendizaje les ha per- sponsored by ICDL, The Council on Hu- create a future of peace and cooperation.
communication techniques that support mitido crear un enfoque “paso a paso” man Development (www.councilhd.ca) ICDL Member $12.00
the development of language. The new, de cómo promover y mantener el logro and the Milton and Ethel Harris Research Non Member $16.00
Second Edition, includes updated and de importantes hitos del desarrollo. Initiative (www.mehri.ca) and includes all
revised chapters as well as several new ICDL Member $40.00 the disciplines that contribute to our un- For Parents by Parents
sections It also includes a CD with all Non-Member $45.00 derstanding of human development, the A resource guide for parents and profes-
Checklists, Tracking Forms, Systematic factors that influence it, the mechanisms sionals to aid parents as they search
Instruction Skills and Applied Floortime Floortime DVD Training Series through which they work, and the enor- for assistance for their special needs
Activities in Microsoft Word format for Meant to supplement the child’s work mous variations observed throughout the children, written by The Parent Steering
easy application. with professionals, the Floortime DVD course of life. The JDP embraces clinical Committee of The Interdisciplinary Coun-
ICDL Member $47.50 Training Series shows parents how to studies and case descriptions in keeping cil on Developmental and Learning Disor-
Non-Member $52.50 use the Floortime approach to help their with the traditions established by its ders (ICDL). Information is presented in
child relate and communicate. The predecessor, the Journal of Develop- tabbed sections: Overview, Therapeutic
Clinical Practice Guidelines: Floortime DVD Training series, is avail- mental and Learning Disorders. It also, Approaches, Biomedical Interventions,
Redefining the Standards of Care able in three DVD sets. Each DVD set however, focuses on a broad range of Sensory Processing, Educational Inter-
for Infants, Children, and Families features interviews of Drs. Greenspan studies and narratives that are necessary ventions, Law and Advocacy, Implement-
with Special Needs and Wieder; video of them working with for a full understanding of developmental ing a Home Program and Glossary.
For professional, parents and others individual children and their parents processes. ICDL Member $25.00
concerned with improving the care to demonstrate how to put Floortime Visit www.icdl.com to access the Non-Member $29.00
of children with developmental and principles into action; and a supplemen- online version of the JDP
learning disorders. The Guidelines are tary guide with transcripts, information
available on our website, www.icdl.com about the Floortime approach and a The JDP invites submissions. Queries TO ORDER ICDL PUBLICATIONS VISIT
and for purchase. parent questionnaire. and submissions on clinical aspects www.icdl.com OR CALL 301-656-2667
ICDL Member $28.00 n “The Basics: Relating and Com- and applications should be directed
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interact with their child to support his and submissions, and books for po-
development, from shared attention and tential review, should go to Editor Gail
engagement to interaction and more Melson at gmelson@purdue.edu).
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icdl Membership and Directory
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The Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and knowledge of developmental processes and provides a
Learning Disorders (ICDL) is a non-profit organization framework (DIR®/Floortime™ Model) for understanding
dedicated to improving the prevention, assessment, and improving interventions with infants, children and
diagnosis and treatment of emotional and developmental adults with challenges in relating, communicating and
disorders in infancy and childhood by promoting dialogue thinking, including autism spectrum disorders.
and integrating knowledge from different disciplines.

Founded by Stanley Greenspan, MD, and Serena Wieder, Become a Member!


PhD., ICDL reaches a wide network of parents and Help ensure further development of innovative approaches
professionals of different disciplines in every state and to the prevention, identification, treatment and education
in more than 80 countries on all continents. Through of infants and children with emotional and developmental
its research, training and publications, ICDL extends disorders by becoming an ICDL Member.

Your membership and donations will help support the following initiatives:
▪▪ ICDL Website ▪▪ Regional, National and ▪▪ Research
and Electronic Newsletter International Networks ▪▪ Infant Mental Health
▪▪ Training and Education Programs ▪▪ Publications

As an ICDL member you will:


▪▪ Be part of a unique national and ▪▪ Purchase ICDL Publications and ▪▪ Receive the new DIR®/Floortime™
international interdisciplinary effort the ICDL Training Videotapes at Newsletter
to improve the care of infants, members only discounted prices ▪▪ Receive advanced email notification
children and families with special ▪▪ Have access to the online version of ICDL conferences, new
needs of the Journal of Developmental publications and special initiatives
▪▪ Attend annual meetings at a reduced Processes
members only registration fee

Membership Categories and Fees


▪▪ Professional Membership $50 per year: All of the ▪▪ Organizational Membership
benefits listed above. $200 per year: All of the benefits listed above, plus the
▪▪ Parent Membership $35 per year: right to register four members of your organization at
All of the benefits listed above. the member’s only registration fee, access to the online
version of the Journal of Developmental Processes, and
▪▪ Student Membership an additional 20% discount on all ICDL publications and
$35 per year (full-time students only): All of the benefits videotapes. For more information on this membership
listed above. category, contact Susan@ICDL.com.

Directory
The Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and will enable individuals who have expressed an interest in
Learning Disorders (ICDL) is developing a directory of DIR®/Floortime™, by attending a conference or training
individuals with an interest in DIR®/Floortime™. The program, to identify and network with others from their city,
Directory will become a part of the ICDL website state or country with a similar interest. We would like to
(www.icdl.com) and will be organized geographically. It include your name in the Directory.

To add your name to the Directory and to join ICDL, visit www.icdl.com
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ICDL Conference: Nov. 6–9, 2008 Conference Registration Fee (check one)
Use this form to register for the conference, to join icdl and add your name to the
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□ Networks & Directory Confirmation: Your confirmation will be emailed to the address above.
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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be in writing and postmarked by November 1, 2008 to receive a full
□ Research $_______ □ Infant Mental Health $________ refund. Cancellations after that date are subject to a $75 administrative charge. NO CANCELLATIONS AFTER
NOVEMBER 6, 2008. Mail cancellations to ICDL, 4938 Hampden Lane, Suite 800, Bethesda, MD 20814.
*see previous page for information on becoming a member of ICDL

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Announcing the new ICDL Ph.D. Program In Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and Developmental Disorders
Information inside

1 2 t h A n n u a l I n t e r n a t i o n a l C ON F EREN C E

Redefining the Potential for Emotional and Social Functioning


In Children with Autism and Special Needs
November 7, 8, and 9, 2008 n Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner, Virginia (Washington, DC Metro Area)

New Concurrent Afternoon Seminars Friday and Saturday, November 7 & 8


Format Pre-Conference Workshops Thursday, November 6

Presentations by T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus, Harvard University Medical School, Stanley Greenspan, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
Behavioral Science and Pediatrics, George Washington University, Serena Wieder, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and CEO, ICDL Graduate School, Ricki Robinson, M.D., MPH,
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, USC, Glenn McGee, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, The American Journal of Bioethics, Stuart Shanker, D. Phil., Professor of
Philosophy and Psychology, York University, Joshua Sparrow, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard University Medical School, Richard Kelley, M.D., Professor of
Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Sarah Spence, M.D., National Institute of Mental Health, Beth Malow, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Vanderbilt University and
others. Complete list of workshops and speakers inside.

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