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Special Needs

MAY 2, 2019

5 Math Tips for the Gifted Learner

Guest post by Kimberly Smith     Having a gifted learner can be a blessing as well as a challenge.  A blessing because your child is mastering a skill quickly.  And, a challenge because…

MARCH 21, 2019

Homeschooling Children with Down Syndrome

Guest post by Kelly Stone. World Down Syndrome Day is March 21 each year (3/21). That date was chosen because people with Down syndrome have a third copy of the 21st chromosome. Although…

DECEMBER 18, 2018

Real Advice on Helping Special Needs Children through the Holidays

Let's face it, in addition to being a joyous holiday season, Christmas can be extremely stressful for everyone. When you have a child with special needs it can be even more challenging, especially…

AUGUST 15, 2018

Homeschooling a Child With Sensory Processing Disorder

Sometimes a nugget of wisdom punches you in the gut and completely changes your perspective. For me, it was reading a wise mother’s realization that her child – in the throes of an epic meltdown…

AUGUST 10, 2018

What Every Home Educator Needs To Know About Working With An Autistic Teen

If you’ve been raising an autistic child who is now in their teen years, then you are well aware of how challenging the school environment can be. Public schools don’t always have the resources…

JUNE 22, 2018

Summer Homeschooling Children With Special Needs

Sponsored post by Time4Learning.com The challenges you face with your children with special needs don’t go away just because it’s summer. You may even feel more challenged during these…

MAY 1, 2018

Special Needs and Homeschooling – 8 Benefits

Visit the Special Needs Section of Homeschool.com Special Needs Students - The Advantages of Homeschooling While every child is special and has specific needs, some students learn differently…

APRIL 6, 2018

A Different Drum… Special Needs Homeschooling

Reprinted with permission from A2Z Home's Cool - Visit our Specials Needs Homeschool Section By Kerry Jones You will be extremely happy to know that you have nothing in common with me.…

APRIL 3, 2018

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…

APRIL 5, 2017

Do You Suspect Learning Problems?

Do you wonder why you frequently have to explain directions, a task, or a lesson over and over and over again? Do you wonder why it takes your students a long time to complete their work? There…