Homeschooling the special needs child takes a great deal of patience and determination, but most of all – love. Parents of special needs children typically are needed constantly, and even in the best situations that can be draining. It’s important for parents to find ways to connect with other parents and to fill their cup each day before they can pour themselves into homeschooling their differently abled child.
Homeschooling Special Needs Though it’s a challenge, there are great resources to make the adventure of homeschooling a special needs child delightful!
Encouragement for Down Syndrome – A Poem for Joshua by Kelly Stone
Children with Autism Encouragement from a mom to focus on the strengths that your child exhibits instead of making weaknesses the primary concern.
3 Questions for Autism Tomorrow Autism Today is an advocate for families with autistic children, with resources and information you’ll find great help at their site.
Help with Homeschooling if you or your child is ADD or ADHD Find solid resources and answers for success in homeschooling with ADD/ADHD.
Understanding Dyslexia This is a printable booklet that helps you understand the ins and outs of dyslexia.
Dyslexia – Our Journey Listen as one mom explains her frustration with teaching phonics to her dyslexic son, find out how she made it with her homeschool journey.
Dyslexia Homeschool Support This FB group is a great place to connect with others in the dyslexic community.
The Story of Temple Grandin – Homeschool tips and success!
A Different Drum – One Homeschool Mom’s thoughts on homeschooling special needs.
Help for Special Needs during the Holidays! – Get advice from a real mother of a special needs child.