Dr. Stanley Greenspan Has Passed

>> Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The autism community is grieving today. Dr. Stanley Greenspan who invented FloorTime and DIR has died on April 27, 2010. He was 68 years old. Dr. Greenspan is a hero among the autism community. He was a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School and Chairman of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders. To learn more on FloorTime, you can watch a video of Greenspan explaining FloorTime and DIR. He has written many articles and books that include Overcoming ADHD, and Engaging Autism. A beautiful farewell article about Greenspan's death describes his life in the autism world.

He will be missed greatly by everyone including the children that knew and worked with him. Thank you Dr. Greenspan for everything that you have done for the autism community. You have made a huge impact on the world of autism. God Bless You!

Many tears and cries will be heard as we will all miss you.

1 special comments:

heidi May 14, 2010 at 12:19 PM  

Dr. Stanley I Greenspan was a champion of children with autism! Please support the Greenspan Memorial Scholarship Fund by bidding on this autographed book by Dr. Greenspan: Please promote this everywhere!!