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Understanding Deeper Developmental Needs

 
Title:      Understanding Deeper Developmental Needs
Categories:      Elementary School, Fourth, Third, Second, First, Kindergarten, PreSchool, About Anthroposophy, Health, Early Childhood, About Rudolf Steiner, Nutrition, Social Skills, Movement, Evaluation/Assessment, Child Development, General Waldorf Education
BookID:      812
Authors:      Adam Blanning M.D.
ISBN-10(13):      978-1-58420-950-8
Publisher:      Lindisfarne Books
Publication date:      10-1-2017
Number of pages:      522
Language:      English
Rating:      0 
Picture:      cover
Description:     
Holistic Approaches for Challenging Behaviors in Children

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 others use insights into a child’s experience of the world. Those gestures help tell the child’s story. We learn to think in living processes, not checklists.

Constitutional, or fundamental, polarities—as introduced by Rudolf Steiner—allow for individualized, therapeutic approaches to challenges such as aggressive behaviors, attention problems, anxiety, autistic behaviors, and depression.

Teachers, counselors, and medical doctors will find tools here that can enriching their work with children. These constitutional pictures are accompanied by diverse therapeutic indications that will encourage children to unfold new growth and maturation, from the inside out.

Available from Steiner Books

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