Alliance for Camphill

Unit 13923, PO BOX 7169, Poole, BH15 9EL, UK

Email info@allianceforcamphill.com

Do not go where the path may lead,

go instead where there is no path

and leave a trail

Ralph Waldo Emerson 

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Camphill Svetlana, Russia

In Russia, people with developmental disabilities usually live isolated lives, unable to study, work or socialize. They encounter widespread discrimination. Their families often keep them out of sight, and they are made to feel shame about their circumstances. Few services are available for them. But there is a place where everything is different. An amazing photodocumentary by Chloe Colman and Mary Gelman for TheWashington Post

Voices

"Love starts when we push aside our ego and make room for someone else"                                                                                                                       Rudolf Steiner

People with a learning disability who achieve their dreams are often described as inspirational. Yet for David Heller Jr going to college, work and play is just part of life. 

Steve Hingsburger tackles the issue of love, intimacy and sex between adults with a learning disability.  And how those who support them can help them live as they choose. 

John Franklin "Frank" Stephens is an American disability advocate, actor and athlete. He has Down's  Syndrome . Here he gives a powerful speech to Congress about inclusion and equality. 

Living together. Working together. Growing together

We are

Camphill

Voices

I'm not your inspiration

An extraordinary journey 

Autism overload

JEAN VANIER 1928-2019

Founder of L'Ache

communities, philosopher,

writer and advocate

for people with

intellectual disabilities.

"We have to be sensitive to experiencing the other.  We must be careful not to put around our group a wall, cemented in so that I don't see others as beautiful."