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The Spirit of Camphill

Fleeing from Nazi Europe in the late 1930s, Austrian-born Karl König and his colleagues founded the first Camphill community, for children with special needs, outside Aberdeen in the north of Scotland. The seven essays by König in this book explain the principles behind what would grow to become a worldwide movement. The insights in this book reveal the inner motivations that drove König and his ...
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9781782504979 Paperback
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 - Release: 07/15/2018

Autism─Meet Me Who I Am

This book is for parents and families, teachers and schools, doctors and therapists who are looking for a deeper understanding of children with autism. The children themselves led us on a pathway through our efforts to connect and communicate our means to heal and educate them. This book shares that pathway of two-way learning and healing. The outlook on autism presented here emerges from twenty ...
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9781584209362 Paperback (Trade paperback (US))
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 - Release: 02/01/2018

Understanding Deeper Developmental Needs

How do we best help a child who is struggling? By learning to look carefully.  Enlivening our observation skills allows us to see consistent behavioral patterns and dynamics that show up in children’s movement, learning, sensing, and memory. Within those activities we can learn to see archetypal pathways of development. Watching the way a child moves, listens, eats, or sleeps offers us insights ...
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9781584209508 Paperback
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 - Release: 10/25/2017

THE ONE of the Emerald Tablet

“We are far more than we think we are.” A profound statement that slowly sinks in as a reality during the study of the drawings and the texts which become the material for the stories of all the members of humankind. Introduced through the autobiography of a female physician practicing in the Columbia County region of rural upstate New York, this is a book where the reader is invited to ...
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9781621481645 Paperback
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 - Release: 01/01/2017

A Practical Guide to Curative Education

The last two decades have seen a significant rise in the number of children being diagnosed with mental and behavioral disorders. As yet there is no definitive consensus as to why these disorders are so prevalent in children today, and what this indicates about the world in which we live. Parents and educators now faced with challenges they did not foresee are often ill-equipped to address ...
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9781584209829 Paperback
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 - Release: 10/15/2016

Education for Special Needs

12 lectures for physicians and special-needs teachers, Dornach, June 25–July 7, 1924 (CW 317) “Essentially we do not really have the right to talk about normality or abnormality in a child’s inner life, nor indeed in the inner life of human beings altogether.... One does not gain much from such labeling, and the first thing to happen should be that the physician or the teacher rejects such an ...
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9781855844094 Paperback
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 - Release: 02/15/2015

Educating Traumatized Children

Since 2006, specialists, doctors, psychologists, and therapists of Parzival-Zentrum Karlsruhe have taken part in emergency education crisis interventions, carried out by the organization Friends of Friends of Waldorf Education. They work with psychologically traumatized children and young people in war zones and disaster areas, including Lebanon, China, the Gaza Strip, Indonesia, Haiti, ...
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9781584201557 Paperback
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 - Release: 10/01/2013

Autism

Educating and caring for an autistic child is a severely difficult task and is too often associated with frustration and disappointment. As a result, the inner development of children with autism is at times considered beyond the reach of parents and caretakers. This book challenges such assumptions, exploring case studies in which therapy based on a holistic approach has led to significant ...
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9781782500001 Paperback
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 - Release: 09/01/2013

Inside an Autistic World

Interviews with Hilke, Andreas, Erik and Martin Osika and Jos Meereboer Many individuals with autism are highly intelligent and gifted, but some are effectively imprisoned in their bodies and unable to communicate verbally. However, developments in technology have enabled autistic people to transmit their thoughts directly. In this true account, three autistic people, two of them brothers, speak ...
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9781906999513 Paperback
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 - Release: 08/15/2013

The Extra Lesson

This revised and expanded 6th edition of The Extra Lesson gives careful and thorough instructions for the remedial drawing, painting, and movement exercises developed by Audrey E. McAllen. The difficulties experienced by students struggling to learn writing, reading, and arithmetic are addressed by the activities described. Students of elementary and high school age are able to find a new ...
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9780981809519 Paperback
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 - Release: 01/01/2013

By the Light of the Lanthorn

When Council Inspector Paul Clark visited the Peredur Trust in Cornwall more than twenty years ago, he was under pressure to serve a legal notice to comply with various regulations or face closure. He expected to encounter a cult organization with weird and unpalatable practices. In fact, he found something quite different. As he says in his foreword, “I came to inspect—I stopped to evaluate—and ...
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9781906999278 Paperback
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 - Release: 10/15/2011

Discovering Camphill

This important book gathers research from scholars and experts in a variety of disciplines to explore a broad range of issues that affect Camphill life. The essays examine social, political, and educational topics as diverse as spiritual needs, residential childcare, disabled identity, working with autistic children, and the development of Camphill communities around the world. The lack of ...
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9780863158117 Paperback
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 - Release: 07/31/2011

Dyslexia

Dyslexia has long been known as a learning difficulty that primarily affects literacy skills. Increasingly, however, researchers and professionals working with dyslexia suggest that it is less a disorder than a sign of specially gifted persons. Those with dyslexia frequently have a highly developed imagination and a unique way of perceiving. They often have above average intelligence and are ...
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9780863157097 Paperback
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 - Release: 11/01/2009

The Child with Special Needs

Karl König founded the Camphill movement and was a prolific lecturer and writer on a wide range of subjects, including Anthroposophy, Christology, social issues, therapeutic education, science, and history. The Karl König Archive is a program that will gradually publish all of König’s works. In this remarkable collection of Dr. König’s letters and essays, he considers and discusses the ...
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9780863156939 Paperback
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 - Release: 04/01/2009

A Star Mired in the Earth

A touching glimpse into the world of autism, with supplementary articles by the author and Georg Kuhlewind. Juliana thought often about the child with the sun's rays playing in her blonde hair and whose eyes told stories of heaven. She thought about her delicate frame and inexhaustible energy. The young woman was grateful to have met this little girl. . . . Melanie Bös introduces us to the world ...
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9780945803911 Paperback
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 - Release: 01/01/2007