Emerging Models

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Chapter 6: A Sensory Base Integrated Health Framework for Highly Sensitive Children

Introduction “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Hippocrates It is clear that without sensory literacy, we will continue to inadvertently disadvantage and hurt some of our most sensitive children. As we discussed in chapter 4, we tend to be unaware of the prevalent sensory toxicity in our western world, while other … Continue reading

Helping my kids to become aware of themselves.

I have been thinking about how much transformation our civilization is going through and how much has changed we have witnessed over the last sixty years, from the fall of many ideological, institutional power and socio-economic systems to the current death of our civilization. Communism, capitalism, socialism etc, all have fallen under the weight of … Continue reading

About Us | The Urban Farming Guys

Who are we….. We are the urban experiment… We are the seed that died and went into the ground. We are about 20 families who have purposefully uprooted from out of our comfortable suburban homes and moved into one of the worst neighborhoods in Kansas City. We each bought homes within a 5 block radius … Continue reading

Sensory Processing — Gifted Homeschooling — The Homeschool Diner — HomeschoolDiner.com

The Homeschool Diner’s Guide to Special Needs Homeschooling Dysfunctional Sensory Integration (DSI) aka Sensory Integration Disorder (SID) aka Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) aka Dabrowski’s Overexcitabilities (OE’s) by Julie Shepherd Knapp, copyright 2006 Sensory processing refers to how we experience our surroundings. How we take in information through our senses (touch, movement, smell, taste, vision, and … Continue reading

ADD As a Social Invention. by Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D.

ADD As a Social Invention By Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. (Originally published in Education Week, October 18, 1995) (c) Thomas Armstrong, 1995 In 1851, a Louisiana physician and American Medical Association member, Samuel A. Cartwright, published a paper in the New Orleans Medical and Surgical Journal wherein he described a new medical disorder he had recently … Continue reading

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Green school by a person with learning disabilities

wow….. Education is surely fore front in many media feeds these days… It is fascinating to see critical thinkers embracing social media as a means to share their thoughts. This week has been incredibly rich in terms of notions  about what 21st century means in terms of education but also theory of mind… It is … Continue reading