O. Fred Donaldson - Original Play

O. Fred Donaldson

O. Fred Donaldson, Ph.D. coined the term “original play” to describe his 40 years of direct experience and research with children and wild animals. His playmates include special needs children, gang members and street and refugee kids, prison inmates, cancer patients, dolphins, whales, lions, grizzly bears, wolves, baboons, and butterflies. He travels extensively but spends much of his year in Sweden, the United States, Poland, and South Africa. Recent travels include the Czech Republic, Namibia, Brazil, Singapore, Bali, Lebanon, and Bahrain.