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Profectum Foundation Visionary Lecture Series

Profectum introduced its inaugural Visionary Lecture Series on Thursday, November 9, 2023. This free community learning event is designed to highlight the work of innovative thinkers in the fields of child development, families, and relationships. The Visionary Lecture Series is funded in part by The Profectum Educational Endowment Fund Honoring Serena Wieder, PhD. Your donation allows us to offer excellent learning opportunities that are accessible to everyone. 

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Profectum Foundation

What We Do


Profectum is the premiere organization for DIR®, the Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based Model that is an interdisciplinary approach for enabling developmental progress. Focusing on individual profiles and strengths, and building robust connections through relationships, DIR® honors neurodiversity and assists individuals of all ages to develop to their full potential. Profectum provides DIR® certification training and education for licensed professionals and educators, and also provides extensive resources for parents and caregivers. DIR® and Profectum provide education, tools and resources to navigate diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorders, and other learning and developmental challenges, enabling progress for children, families, and the professionals who work with them.

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DIR® Training

Profectum's certification courses for licensed professionals and educators provide in-depth training guided by Profectum's renowned global faculty.



From introductory to advanced, Profectum's masterclasses and conferences offer DIR® education to advance your learning and your practice.



Profectum's extensive library of webcasts features world-class presenters to engage at your own pace from the comfort of your home.

Profectum Means Progress

Developmental growth through proven multidisciplinary, individualized strategies for people with autism and other developmental challenges.


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