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Special Needs Homeschooling

by Mary Ann Kelley

Toolbox Parenting - Tips for tough kids
This site is an informative site to bridge understanding, make connections with families of high risk and special need individuals. It is not to replace professional medical, legal, nutritional or educational counsel.

Special Needs Homeschooling
Resources for those struggling with ADHD, autism, learning disorders, or a parent with special needs

The F.U.N. Place
Parenting Guild is pleased to include articles written by Elaine M. Gibson. For thirteen years, Elaine wrote a weekly parenting column for The Bryan Eagle in Bryan, Texas. She had a degree in elementary education (B.S.), teaching experience, a degree in educational psychology (M.A.), and counseling experience. She had an introduction to the concept of difficult children in graduate school at The University of Nebraska; she has personal experience in this concept through her son, Chuck. She has also been a Mothers' Group Leader in a special school for two year olds and their moms and has done workshops for other parents who were trying to live with difficult children.

The Challenge of Difficult Children
Elaine M. Gibson's Insights on Parenting. Sometimes, parents intuitively know that their child has a real problem, even when no one else seems to think so. Being with a child day in and day out gives parents a perspective that no one else can share.

Multiple Intelligences Quiz
"The theory of Multiple Intelligences proposes that all of us possess nine different types of intelligences, but that we may be weak in one and excel in another. Identifying your child's dominant and weak intelligences will help you find out how your child learns.

Learning Abled Kids
Homeschooling a child with Specific Learning Disabilities like ADD, ADHD, or Dyslexia can be a challenging task. Undoubtedly, your child will benefit from the one-on-one instruction. Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills, and tools for educating your child.

NATHHAN Articles
Hundreds of articles on a variety of subjects relevant to raising and educating special needs children.

Learning Disabilities in English Language Learners
Children with learning disabilities (LDs) in reading and youngsters who are English language learners (ELLs) both are at risk for low reading achievement, but for different reasons. Children with genuine LDs in reading have intrinsic learning difficulties

Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation
"A Parent's Guide to helping kids with learning Difficulties". Site focuses on LD, but there are links to many other exceptionalities.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Welcome to NICHCY and a wealth of information on disabilities! We serve the nation as a central source of information on: disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth, IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education, No Child Left Behind

Wrightslaw
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities. Wrightslaw includes thousands of articles, cases, and free resources on dozens of topics.

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