About This Chapter
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:
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.
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
1. Homeschooling a Child 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.
2. Homeschooling a Child 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.
3. Homeschooling a Child 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.
4. Homeschooling a Child 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.
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Other chapters within the Resources for Teaching Special Education course
- Social Skills & Special Education
- Life Skills & Special Education
- Teaching Special Education
- Math Instruction in Special Education
- Language Arts & Special Education
- Music & Art in Special Education
- Special Education for Adults with Disabilities
- Advocacy in Special Education
- Response to Intervention (RTI) Strategies & Information
- Speech Therapy Activities & Materials
- Special Education Classroom Strategies
- IEP Goals & Meeting Resources
- Differentiated Instruction Strategies for Teachers
- 504 Plans Examples & Information
- Language Disorders Resources