Presentations & Workshops

DIR Floortime Korea

Amanda has presented at conferences and conducted workshops for professionals and parents across North America and internationally in South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Previous Topics have included (but are not limited to): DIR principles and practice; Supporting communication development; The importance of play and interaction for young children; Self-regulation; and Coaching parents to become part of the therapeutic process.

Events

  •  Trampolines and Crash Mats or Pretend Food and Toy Cars? How Play Contexts Impact Language Production in Children with ASD

    Trampolines and Crash Mats or Pretend Food and Toy Cars? How Play Contexts Impact Language Production in Children with ASD

    Oral presentation at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders. June, 2017. Madison, WI.

  •  Better Together: Strategies for Supporting Self-Regulation and Communication

    Better Together: Strategies for Supporting Self-Regulation and Communication

    Keynote for the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board SLP department bi-annual conference. May, 2017. Hamilton, Ontario.

  •  Overview of the DIR® Model and DIRFloortime® Principles, London, ONT

    Overview of the DIR® Model and DIRFloortime® Principles, London, ONT

    DIR/Floortime 101 with UWO SLP Graduate Students - December 3rd & 4th, 2016

  • Examining the ``D`` in DIR/Floortime - Changwon, South Korea

    Examining the ``D`` in DIR/Floortime - Changwon, South Korea

    Functional Emotional Developmental Capacities what are they and how can I support them? - November 6th, 2016

  • Examining the ``D`` in DIR/Floortime - Seoul, South Korea

    Examining the ``D`` in DIR/Floortime - Seoul, South Korea

    Functional Emotional Developmental Capacities what are they and how can I support them? - November 5th, 2016

  • ICDL Annual Conference 2016 - Orlando, FLA

    ICDL Annual Conference 2016 - Orlando, FLA

    Recent Research Session - September 24th, 2016

  • As we speak: Preliminary results from the MEHRIT study on how a parent coaching treatment model rooted in DIR and Self-Reg impacts how parents communicate with their child.

    As we speak: Preliminary results from the MEHRIT study on how a parent coaching treatment model rooted in DIR and Self-Reg impacts how parents communicate with their child.

    The MEHRIT Centre self-regulation symposium. Peterborough, ON. July, 2016

  • Symposium for Research on Child Language Development 2016 - Madison, WI

    Symposium for Research on Child Language Development 2016 - Madison, WI

    Oral Presentation - Does developmental social pragmatic intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder influence parent language use? June 11th, 2016

  • Making the connection

    Making the connection

    Self-Regulation Communication & Language - May 30th 2016

  • Annual Scientific Symposium XVII of communicative disorders - Saudi Arabia

    Annual Scientific Symposium XVII of communicative disorders - Saudi Arabia

    Supporting Parents as Partners in Communication - April 16th, 17th 2016

    We are pleased to welcome you to our seminar at the annual scientific session of the seventh communicative disorders where it will be the main topic of the symposium is to support parents as partners in communication. On the first day of the seminar there will be an opening speech on the theme at nine in the morning to the professor  Amanda Binns, Specialist Speech Language Pathologist of Toronto, Canada, who is a doctoral student at Western University, and a certified expert DIR therapist & trainer. Amanda is also a university lecturer at Fielding University in the USA.