For Great Learning There Has to be Appreciation (the right human environment)
Ahlen (at.) Short before ‘burnout’ she just made it around the bend: Today, Bianca Rimbach is back to being a passionate and life enjoying educator. She was born in Delmenhorst but for the past 20 years has lived in Colorado. After almost two decades in the traditional education system, she hardly had the energy anymore to continue and make it through an ordinary school day.
When walking into the Queens College Horse Boy clubroom, one can smell the peppermint in the air, and two small lamps provide light to the room. There is a rocking chair with a blanket in the corner, an exercise ball, a couch, two bungee chairs, and several plants. The atmosphere is relaxing as Sarah Salem, vice president of the QC Horse Boy Club and a junior majoring in communication science disorder, talks about why the club is set up this way.
Rupert Isaacson discusses his book, "The Long Ride Home." It is his story how he helped his son with autism. He now has many centers around the world.
Elinor Silverstein and Rupert Isaacson, Autism and The Horse Boy
Interview with Rupert Isaacson on Hollands Late Night Show in RTL.
Alt Ed Austin is honored to share this moving story from guest contributor Jenny Lockwood. Jenny is an educational psychologist and alternative educator who works with a child known worldwide as The Horse Boyand with other remarkable children and their families at Horse Boy World in Elgin, Texas.