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The Importance of School in Holistic Recovery from an Eating Disorder

posted by Julie O'Toole on June 20, 2019 at 2:18pm

A peaceful, happy and healthy childhood with completion of developmental goals can be severely disrupted by illness, especially by chronic illness.  

The developmental tasks of childhood and adolescence are roughly:

  1. to develop a physical body that will carry one through life  
  2. to develop an autonomous sexual identity
  3. to develop the capacity for critical thinking
  4. to develop the ability to communicate with the written word (be literate)  
  5. to make friends and sustain…
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Kartini School: The Difference between Learning and Doing

posted by Julie O'Toole on August 7, 2018 at 12:45pm
Kartini School
[Ed. note: This week’s guest blog has been written by Mary Gunesch, a licensed Oregon teacher and administrator, who recently joined Kartini’s clinical team. Mary has been instrumental in securing official recognition of Kartini School by the Oregon Department of Education.]
What if we told you that your child—during his/her time at Kartini Clinic—will not only learn to eat in healthier ways but will also learn better ways to think about learning and school?
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