Meeting the Challenges of Child Development

Fri, Feb 23 2018 8:00 AM to Mon, Feb 26 2018 7:30 AM

Location: Portland, Oregon USA
Category: Western Region, Waldorf Education, Medicine and Health

With Dr. Michaela Glockler, former head of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum

This conference is intended for those concerned with, and/or responsible for, healthy child development in these challenging times - teachers, parents, relatives, and health care professionals.

Dr. Glöckler’s presentation topics:

  • The Cycles of Child Development
  • ADHD and Autism
  • Effects of Electronics on the Developing Child
  • Anxiety, Depression & Working with Children Healing from Trauma
  • The Meaning of Autism in the 21st Century: Where are we going and how should we get there?
  • The natural development of the child: the 7 Year Cycles And Their Corresponding Physical, Emotional And Spiritual Aspects

Fifteen breakout groups will be offered by health care professionals and educators. The conference will be held at Cedarwood Waldorf School, 3030 SW 2nd Ave., and will begin on Friday and end on Monday with early morning lectures at the National College for Natural Medicine, 049 SW Porter St., walking distance from Cedarwood.

Lecture, Friday 7pm at Cedarwood Waldorf School:
Meeting the Challenges of Child Development
in Education and the Healing Arts
Free to conference attendees, $20.00 all others.

Conference Fees

Early Bird for members of sponsoring groups* & students $155

Early Bird for non-members $175

After January 19 $195

Lunches (2) $ 14 each


*Sponsoring Groups include the Portland Branch of the Anthroposophical Society, The Society for Physicians of Anthroposophic Naturopathy (SPAN), the Portland Curative Collective Inc. (PCCI), and the National University for Natural Medicine Anthroposophic Medicine Club (NUNM). Great thanks to Cedarwood Waldorf School for donating space.

Registration and much more information is available on the Portland Branch website. Contact Tom Klein, tgklein (at) aolcom