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Profectum's Visionary Lecture Series—a free community learning event

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Profectum Fall 2023 Conference Image
Profectum Fall 2023 Conference Image

A New Schedule of Masterclasses Starts in October

A full year of Profectum masterclasses, at your fingertips, from the comfort of your own home! You'll find tools and resources to understand your child, improve your practice, enhance your classroom, and deepen your understanding at every turn. Join us as we delve into far-ranging topics with our extraordinary faculty and instructors.

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.

More About DIR®

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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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Profectum Foundation Visionary Lecture Series

Profectum introduces its inaugural Visionary Lecture Series—a free community learning event 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 can assist in allowing us to continue to offer excellent learning opportunities that are accessible to everyone. Please consider making a gift at