Homeschooling Children with Special Needs

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Homeschooling Children with Dyslexia

Homeschooling a child with dyslexia can be a successful and enriching experience for both the student and parent. Read on for important information, strategies, and resources for helping meet the needs of your child with dyslexia.

Homeschooling Children with Autism

Homeschooling can be daunting. Homeschooling an autistic child even more so. This lesson reviews the instruction to RELAX as a tool for homeschooling an autistic child.

Homeschooling Children with Asperger's

Finding the correct academic placement for your child can be a difficult task, especially if your child has Asperger's disorder. Homeschooling is an option that may be what is best for your child. In this lesson, we will discuss the option of homeschooling a child with Asperger's disorder.

Homeschooling Children with ADHD

Homeschooling can be a great educational alternative for a child with ADHD. In this lesson, we will discuss some of the benefits and challenges of this educational option as well as some homeschooling strategies.

Homeschooling Your ADHD Child with Animated Video Lessons

Homeschooling is on the forefront for many parents today. Recent research has been able to show the benefits of homeschooling, especially for children with learning disorders like ADHD. Animated video lessons are one tool that parents who want to teach at home can utilize to enhance the homeschooling experience for their special needs child.

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Homeschooling Children with Special Needs

There is great diversity within the large homeschooling community in the United States. Families from wide-ranging backgrounds choose to educate their children at home to best meet their individual needs.

Homeschooling offers flexibility and the kind of one-to-one attention that is not easily found elsewhere, giving children the support they need to flourish.

The resources in this online homeschool collection were created to help parents who are homeschooling children with special educational needs. It is broken down into tips for educating children with each of the following needs: dyslexia, Asperger's, autism and ADHD. There are descriptions of each learning disability, helpful advice on activities you can incorporate into your daily routine and tips for navigating common hurdles associated with your child's diagnosis. Learning difficulties do not need to be an impediment to learning and achieving academic success, and with the right approach tailored to the individual, every child can achieve their goals.

As you read through the information in this section of the resource, be sure to also consult homeschool laws by state to ensure that you are meeting your responsibilities to the local education authority. Although there is variation from state to state, there may be reporting and recording requirements for parents of students with diagnosed disabilities which it is important to be aware of.

For all students with special needs, one important step is to have a solid curriculum and structure in place. Study.com features an all-inclusive online homeschool curriculum that is great for students of all ability levels in grades 3-12. The curriculum is broken down into units and lessons on the traditional school subjects and can be accessed on a website or a mobile app. Lessons include text and video features with quizzes that will formatively assess what your child has learned. Videos are an amazing resource for all students, but especially students with varied learning abilities. Students can access material from any grade level, meaning that parents and children can easily adapt the curriculum to suit their needs. Take a look at the following resource to see how other parents have incorporated Study.com's curriculum into their homeschool routine.

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