If There Were Ever A Reason To Write…

The press release below this post says that the Manitoba government is introducing severe cuts to services for children with disabilities in Manitoba.  What it doesn’t explain is that the cuts are simply the end of a grant that allowed SMD to hire extra staff for a period of time, but now the grant has run out and will not […]

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A Brief Introduction to Relationship Development Intervention

 Editor’s Note:  DIR/Floortime and RDI have some principles in common.  Both are based in developmental psychology, and both build strong relationships between children and caregivers to help children move along developmental pathways.  The emphasis is different, but we appreciate the wisdom both approaches contribute to our parenting!   The RDI®program is a result of fifteen years of ongoing development and […]

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