Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning

DIRFloortime Training and Education

Jeff Guenzel, CEO

UPDATED: January 12, 2022

The Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning (ICDL) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting each person's development to its fullest potential. Through the genius and leadership of Dr. Stanley Greenspan, ICDL was formed 30 years ago and became the official home of DIR® and DIRFloortime®. DIRFloortime® is used to help children, young adults, and even adults with a wide range of emotional, sensory, regulatory, motor, learning, and developmental challenges. Furthermore, DIRFloortime® is being recognized as the next generation of evidence-based interventions for autism.

ICDL provides training courses for parents and professionals through the DIRFloortime® Training Program. Starting with "DIR 101: An Introduction to DIR and Floortime" through the DIR-Expert professional certificate courses, the DIRFloortime Training Program has many great courses and opportunities to learn about DIRFloortime. In addition to courses, ICDL also offers services through the DIR® Institute. The primary service for parents at the DIR Institute is the DIR® Home Program where parents are coached by top experts on how to implement Floortime at home. The DIR Institute also offers services for professionals and organizations including DIR® ACCREDITATION, organizational mentoring, and individual professional mentoring.

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Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning, Inc.
4938 Hampden Lane, Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20814
United States


The Home of DIR/Floortime


(301) 304-8834



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