Kim John Payne M.Ed. is a leading Waldorf educator in the USA, UK, and Australia. Payne travels to speak to 10,000-20,000 parents and teachers a year in North America and worldwide. A former movement teacher, he was a school counsellor and worked as a family counsellor therapist. He researched a drug free approach to attention deficit disorder. His Social Inclusion Approach for breaking the patterns of bullying has been implemented in hundreds of schools. A father of two, he lives in Massachusetts with his wife Catherine, who illustrated the cover and chapter headings.