Ch 9: Homeschooling & Special Needs

About This Chapter

Homeschooling a child with any type of learning disability or developmental disorder can come with its own unique challenges. This chapter helps homeschooling parents tailor instruction to meet the specific needs of children with dyslexia, ADHD or an autism spectrum disorder.

Homeschooling and Special Needs - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter outline different instructional approaches, do's and don't, benefits and other important information for parents who are undertaking the task of homeschooling a special needs child. Once you have completed this chapter, you will have learned effective strategies for homeschooling children with the following:

  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Dyslexia
  • Asperger's

Presented by special education teachers and professionals, these lessons outline tips and suggestions in easy-to-follow and engaging language. Quizzes appearing at the end of each lesson allow you to self-assess what you have learned and identify which topics you might wish to further review.

How It Helps

  • Outlines teaching strategies: Details several methods tailored towards instructing special needs children.
  • Details challenges: Supports your understanding of homeschooling challenges and practices so you are ready to take on this responsibility.
  • Emphasizes student achievement: Discusses various approaches you can take to ensure the academic success of your child.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of homeschooling
  • Apply various instructional methods when homeschooling a special needs child
  • Utilize community resources for homeschooling
  • Establish homeschooling curricula
  • Engage your homeschooled child with games and activities

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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