Jamie’s Story

There was a time in Jaime’s life defined by the word remedial. A quest for ways to compensate, accommodate, make up for what was lacking. It was a time when deficits, gaps, needs, were pretty much all I could see and find.

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Peter’s Pride

When Peter arrived at Camphill Special School, a stack of therapy reports arrived with him. The reports stated the obvious: Peter was epileptic, with motor and verbal apraxia and severe ataxia.

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There’s No Place Like Home

“There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home…” Those words echoed through our hearts for twelve years following the birth of our daughter, Ariel.

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Our Struggle

When we sent our son, Bar, to the Children’s Village at Beaver Run, friends and extended family who knew that Bar is the heart and soul of our family asked, “How could you send him away?”

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His Own Life

Shaded entrances to the Children’s Village at Beaver Run set me instantly reflective. In part, the mood is a conditioned response to the bittersweet separations and joyful reunions experienced there.

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Noah’s Journey

Although no loving parent begrudges the amount of work involved in raising a child, a special child, as we know, requires a sometimes superhuman effort.

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Admissions for the 2020/2021 School Year

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During this time of distant learning, The Camphill School continues to accept inquiries, conduct virtual tours, and accept applications for enrollment throughout the school including our kindergarten and first-grade class. Contact Anna Rynder, Director of Enrollment, at Arynder@camphillschool.org.