Adam Blanning specializes in anthroposophic family medicine in Denver, Colorado, USA, and is co-leader of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum. He received an English literature degree, then medical training (MD), and a family medicine residency at the University of Colorado. He taught family medicine at New York Medical College and at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. While he sees patients of all ages and for various conditions, children’s development has always been a core interest. For more than 20 years he has worked collaboratively with Waldorf schools, particularly around methods for observing and better understanding children’s behaviors and needs. He teaches nationally and internationally, co-directs the physician training programs for anthroposophic medicine in the U.S. and Canada, and is a past president of the Anthroposophic Health Association (AHA). Dr. Blanning is the author of Understanding Deeper Developmental Needs and Raising Sound Sleepers.