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The 5Cs

COMFORT, COMPETENCE, CONFIDENCE, CONTROL AND COMMUNICATION

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  • Jun 09
  • Autism
  • Featured
  • DIRFloortime

The Foundational Capacities for Development (FCDs) provide the construct for adapting experiences, strategies and intervention programs to allow each individual to realize his or her developmental potential. This often starts with the adults in an individual’s life adapting their responses to foster feelings of what we call the 5Cs.

Comfort

  • Environmental
    • Physical
    • Sensory Experience
  • Emotional State
    • Trust
    • Predictability
    • Passions
    • Judgement Free Zone

Competence

  • Expectations
    • Accomplishment
    • Purpose

Confidence

  • In SELF
  • In Environments
  • In Activities/ Situations/Demands
  • With People

Control

  • I can make something happen, or not
  • I can be an EQUAL contributor to interactions/situations
  • I am in control of myself

Communication

  • Reliable
  • Functional
  • Powerful
  • Expresses who you are!

Semi-structured and structured activities designed to foster feelings of COMFORT, COMPETENCE, CONFIDENCE, CONTROL AND COMMUNICATION = the reduction of stress and abilities realized.

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