Special Needs

MARCH 14, 2022

Homeschool Curricula For Dyslexia and Dysgraphia

When teaching a child with dyslexia to read, there are a few things to keep in mind, a specific dyslexia homeschool curriculum,  as well as some techniques to facilitate learning. First,…

OCTOBER 1, 2021

Discovering Early Signs of Dyslexia

Is your child struggling to read, spell, or write? Is he or she having trouble with math as well? Such struggles could be early indicators that your child is suffering from dyslexia, one of the…

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

Homeschooling Over the Rainbow – Part 2

This post is sponsored by Time4Learning. If you haven’t yet read part one, you can read that here. Struggling at School So began the first heartbreaking year for my daughter, Bella, when…

AUGUST 18, 2021

Homeschooling Over the Rainbow – Part 1

This post is sponsored by Time4Learning. I can remember it as clear as day: the moment a dear family friend, Marta, (who happened to be a Speech Pathologist, and like a mother figure to me)…

JULY 27, 2021

Traveling with an ADHD Child

Guest post by worldschooling mom, Crystal Esteves When leaving to travel the world, our original plan was to visit one country each month, staying in 3-4 different towns, spending a week or…

JULY 16, 2021

Using Evernote to Homeschool Children with ADHD

Guest post by Dianne Willis The COVID-19 pandemic sparked a new interest in alternative schooling arrangements, such as "pandemic pods" and virtual schools. Notably, a United States Census…

APRIL 23, 2021

Homeschooling Students with Disabilities During COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to be a challenge for many people. Though the roll out of the vaccine is going well, and we are looking forward to the new normal, we are unlikely to return to familiar territory…

APRIL 16, 2021

Autism Awareness Month: The Story of Temple Grandin

Are you homeschooling a child with autism? Autism has received a lot of media attention in recent years. Experts have come about with theories on what causes autism and how autistic individuals…

MARCH 15, 2021

How is Your Child’s Mental Health?

Sometimes we take for granted that our little ones are oblivious of what is going on in the world. We think they are happy in their own little world. But I just want to ask you, how is your child's…

DECEMBER 8, 2020

Persevering with Special Needs Challenges

It's Wednesday morning and my child is in tears... and so am I.   My child is six years old and I am trying to get him to recite the alphabet with no luck.  I try verbally and in writing and…