What can we say; our eyes were a little too big for our publisher. Here are the chapters that we were forced to cut.

Adoption Issues by Dr. Robin McEvoy

Not all adopted children have challenges, of course. But when they do, they can have distinct, adoption-related underlying factors that it might be helpful to understand. We also offer workshops to address the unique challenges this community often faces in the area of learning disorders and behavior challenges.

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Occupational Therapy on a Farm by Lois Hickman MS, OTR, FAOTA

Sensory processing issues are an underlying cause for many learning disorders and behavior problems in children. Ms. Hickman came up with a thorough program for working with children’s sensory processing issues on her farm in Colorado. These techniques can easily be adjusted to other outdoor venues and present a natural, holistic approach to building sensory integration.

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EMDR by Pat Koestner, PsyD, LMFT

Underlying trauma can either exacerbate or cause learning disorders or behavior problems that are difficult to resolve until the trauma is resolved. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of working with trauma that works well with children and can bypass the need for a lot of talk therapy.


Homeopathy by Jody Shevins, N.D.

Although a controversial subject in the U.S., homeopathy is often standard of care in Europe. Many practitioners have developed protocols that have a high success rate for supporting children with learning and behavior problems in children. Learn more about how homeopathy can help. 


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