Waldorf education is grounded in offering what is developmentally appropriate for children as they age. At WSB this starts with a full assesses of a child's readiness for challenging academics and immersive learning experiences. This increases the likelihood of them becoming confident leaders versus anxious followers.
"In any given class, inattentive behavior among younger, August-born children may be perceived, in some instances, to reflect symptom of A.D.H.D., rather than the relative immaturity that is biologically determined and to be expected among children who are nearly one year younger than September-born classmates." http://ow.ly/ZPkE30n6cbQ