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Professional Services

Service providers who have SDE-related knowledge and/or who serve with respect for the needs and values of those engaged in SDE.

Consulting & Coaching

Includes support for educational planning, deschooling, parenting, special needs, and more.

Agile Learning Facilitators

ALFs run a network of schools, home school groups, and other initiatives that fundamentally empower young people to create their own lives. ALFs collectively grow and hold the ALC Network with facilitator trainings and ongoing collaboration.

Andrew Swart, Psychologist

A registered Psychologist working at Riverstone Village SDE community and available for Zoom and Skype sessions internationally, supporting SDE families with trauma, counselling, therapy and SDE-friendly resilience coaching.

Another Way

a course for visionary educators seeking to liberate kids to learn naturally

Bria Bloom, Parent Coach

I support parents in shifting from practices based in power-over and control to a relationship with your young people that is based in partnership, respect, and mutual support.

Disco Learning

Supporting folks to create a learning environment for their kids that is based on joy, trust and regeneration! Offering 4-week DISCO deep dives for those new to unschooling and Circle Memberships for current unschoolers.

Divergent Labs

We are creating autistic spaces that make it possible for the genius, integrity, concern for details, and specialized focus that are the trademarks of the autistic mind to be expressed to and to create value.

Eliad Group

Coaching and workshops for parent educators and learning facilitators supporting Self-Directed Education.

Kleiner Family Services

SDE-friendly, family-based therapeutic services for individuals, couples, children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. Also offers therapy-based business consultancy services.

Leslie W. Bray

Intentional Living Coach & Community Mentor, specializing in presence counseling, deschooling, parenting on purpose, life-learning, self-care support, and intentional community mentorship.

Liberated Learners

Liberated Learners supports teams to create self-directed education centers in their community.

Market Square Education

Through a nationally accredited high school, students get guidance and the ability to follow their passions with self-design and direct learning.

Open Path Homeschooling Resources

Homeschooling/unschooling support services including consulting, Vermont state year-end assessments, and help with state paperwork to help you fulfill state requirements through self-directed education.

Playhouse ALC

Centro de Aprendizaje Ágil. Colectivo de familias por la educación autodirigida. Asesoramiento a las familias y servicio personalizado.

Rachel Rainbolt, Sage Family Coach

Rachel takes frustrated and exhausted parents by the hand and offers them another way — radical parents who hear the call of “gentle, natural, simple,” but have lost their way in the noise of mainstream advice.

Recess Revolution

A non-profit organization that educates parents, teachers and the community about the importance of self-directed free play. We offer parent seminars, staff training and host free play with loose parts workshops.

Scott Noelle, parent coaching

“I serve growth-oriented parents who are committed to creating a culture of partnership in their families. I have two decades of experience in SDE, attachment parenting, and teaching parents how to have power with (not over) their kids.”

Transformative Mentoring for Teens

Transformative Mentoring for Teens offers 1:1 coaching and a 12-week group course both designed to transform their lives (and yours). Teens need tools & autonomy to self-direct their healing in order to thrive for life.

Unschooling Ohio

Consulting services, information, links, and documents for those looking for unschooling information in Ohio. Feel free to post, share or ask questions.

Wellness Guide

Therapeutic Coach and Home School Mentor who specializes in Trauma recovery.

Mental Health & Counseling

Includes counselors and mental health professionals who understand SDE and support parents who choose SDE for their children.

Andrew Swart, Psychologist

A registered Psychologist working at Riverstone Village SDE community and available for Zoom and Skype sessions internationally, supporting SDE families with trauma, counselling, therapy and SDE-friendly resilience coaching.

Eric F. Nielson

SDE-friendly psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families.

Infinite U Yoga

Redefining the way we think about Autism, Asperger’s, & other neurological differences...a somatic-oriented approach to neurodiversity.

Kirstin Eventyr, MA

Offers virtual spiritual counseling & energy work. Has worked with many unschooling families and is an unschooling mom herself.

Kleiner Family Services

SDE-friendly, family-based therapeutic services for individuals, couples, children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. Also offers therapy-based business consultancy services.

Lauren M. Mac Neill

Offering SDE-friendly mediation and individual, family, & couples’ therapy.

Nathen Lester, LMTF

SDE-friendly individual, marriage, and family therapist, offering services in-office in Yucca Valley and through video with California residents. Also counselor at Not Back To School Camp.

Rachael Baskind Counseling

SDE-friendly counseling for adults, families, and partnerships. Always happy to be a resource regardless if she works with someone directly.

Radical Therapy Center

Provides trauma informed, client-centered services and products that have an intentional anti-oppression lens. SDE-friendly.

Roya Dedeaux, MFT

Grown unschooler and licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, offering individual, couple, family, child and group therapy in Los Alamitos, CA and online.

Sam Robinson, LCSW

SDE-friendly therapist for teens. Offers therapy services in-person in Austin, TX and virtually to residents of Texas in general.

The Infinite U

Redefining the way we think about Autism, Asperger’s, & other neurological differences — a somatic-oriented approach to neurodiversity.

Transformative Mentoring for Teens

Transformative Mentoring for Teens offers 1:1 coaching and a 12-week group course both designed to transform their lives (and yours). Teens need tools & autonomy to self-direct their healing in order to thrive for life.

Wellness Guide

Therapeutic Coach and Home School Mentor who specializes in Trauma recovery.

Physical Health & Wellness

Includes SDE-friendly doctors, chiropractors, occupational therapists, nutritionists, alternative/holistic health practitioners, and more.

Infinite U Yoga

Redefining the way we think about Autism, Asperger’s, & other neurological differences...a somatic-oriented approach to neurodiversity.

The Infinite U

Redefining the way we think about Autism, Asperger’s, & other neurological differences — a somatic-oriented approach to neurodiversity.

Other Professional Services

SDE-friendly professionals who don’t fit any of the above categories.

Divergent Labs

We are creating autistic spaces that make it possible for the genius, integrity, concern for details, and specialized focus that are the trademarks of the autistic mind to be expressed to and to create value.

EDiT — Education in Transformation

An Open Media Platform that amplifies the Self-Directed Education movement through Video Storytelling and a Global Upcoming SDE Events Calendar.

Exponential Ink

Comprehensive editing and writing services by a writer who understands SDE principles: grant writing, copywriting, research, reports, books, newsletters, dissertations, etc.

Liberated Learners

Liberated Learners supports teams to create self-directed education centers in their community.

Open Path Homeschooling Resources

Homeschooling/unschooling support services including consulting, Vermont state year-end assessments, and help with state paperwork to help you fulfill state requirements through self-directed education.

Wise Soul Homeschool

Licensed teacher documentation required for home study students in Vermont (in person and virtual); writing on unschool life.

Workshops & Training

Organizations and businesses (not specific events) that provide training and experiential learning related to the practice of SDE.

Agile Learning Facilitators

ALFs run a network of schools, home school groups, and other initiatives that fundamentally empower young people to create their own lives. ALFs collectively grow and hold the ALC Network with facilitator trainings and ongoing collaboration.

Another Way

a course for visionary educators seeking to liberate kids to learn naturally

Desescolarizados

Offering trainings for SDE facilitators, workshops to deschool educational institutions, deschooling courses taught by a disciple of Ivan Illich, and more!

Eliad Group

Coaching and workshops for parent educators and learning facilitators supporting Self-Directed Education.

Freechild Institute for Youth & Social Change

Promotes youth + social change, especially among traditionally disconnected young people. We learn, share, grow and support youth + social change through projects, training and research around the world. Also offers anti-adultism resources.

Liberated Learners

Liberated Learners supports teams to create self-directed education centers in their community.

Orvita

A summer camp, school start-up, and training center for SDE parents & facilitators, centered around the eight pillars of connection, trust, self-management, play, democracy, agility, inclusiveness and holism. Locations in Ghent and Mortsel.

Recess Revolution

A non-profit organization that educates parents, teachers and the community about the importance of self-directed free play. We offer parent seminars, staff training and host free play with loose parts workshops.

Wellness Guide

Therapeutic Coach and Home School Mentor who specializes in Trauma recovery.

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