Homeschooling a child with Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome shows they can make remarkable growth with a method and structure to meet their needs.
Autism And Homeschooling
There are so many reasons why you should do this, but the following three reasons are incredibly important and will allow you to see amazing progress in your child.
Homeschooling a Child With Autism
Parents of children with autism don’t have to forego homeschooling. From deciding to homeschool to securing therapies, get prepared to homeschool your autistic child. By Melissa Hincha-Ownby.
by Lise Pyles
Packed with inspiring ideas and tips that can be used with any curriculum and on any budget, Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome explains how to design a varied study programme built around the child’s own interests, making use of simple material as well as computers and on-line resources. Parents planning to homeschool their child with Asperger Syndrome will appreciate Lise Pyles’ encouraging and practical advice, including step-by-step instructions on how to assess and improve body language and social skills, accommodating the child’s need for ritual or perfectionist tendencies, and how to develop handwriting and coordination skills.
High Interest Approachable Vocabulary – Book Review
AN A TO Z ARTICLE
A series of six short novels by Patricia Birtwistle that consists of exciting stories of intrigue and suspense for children ages 10 and older with reading difficulties. By Ruth Pell.
Educating A Child With Autism Spectrum
If you are the parent of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), you have probably already had your fair share of educational struggles. In terms of education, children with autism don’t learn the way other children learn – just by observing and imitating what they see. Not only do children with autism need to learn their “Three R’s”, but they need to be taught all of the social skills that other children seem to pick up naturally by being around other people.
Mom on a Mission
Resources and email lists moderated by a homeschool mom of an autistic daughter.
7 Tips for Beginning to Homeschool a Child With an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Homeschooling for autistic children makes a lot of sense for a variety of reasons. By Valorie Delp.
Tammy Glaser: Homeschooling Children Who “Aut” to Be Home
We left the Navy in 1995 to homeschool our children. I will share ideas for people interested in homeschooling autistic children and for people supporting them.
Shannon Anderson, a homeschool parent of an autistic child and a member of the Aut-2B-Home email list, has put together this a huge new site with information she’s gleened from the list.
This is a list for families that are homeschooling full or part time, or those that are researching the option of homeschooling their autistic spectrum children. This is a great group of families from around the world. High volume list.
Asperger’s Family Forum
Welcome! This forum was created for individuals and families that are in search of information, support, and/or would like to touch base with others regarding Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism. Sign in on Delphi. Also visit on Facebook.
AS You Like It
A secular list for parents who homeschool, or who are thinking about homeschooling, children with Aspergers Syndrome, HFA, or PDD. Friends and relatives of these children are encouraged to join. People of all religious faiths and personal philosophies are welcome.
This email list is a collection of families who are homeschooling their autistic spectrum children full-time or part-time.
We are a group of diverse families who have chosen to homeschool their child(ren) with autism.
We are parents who homeschool and have children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder – or feel our child has characteristics of people with autism.
A meeting place for parents of children with Autism who are Unschooling.
This is a list for Christian moms who homeschool (or are seriously considering homeschooling) their children who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (or suspect their child has Asperger’s Syndrome).
Aven is our 3 year old son with autism. We developed the games at Aven’s corner for him when we found that most preschool games online were too busy and complicated for our son to understand. We wanted a game that was simple, could teach him basic computer skills and enhance other developmental skills as well.
University of North Carolina TEACCH Autism Program
A University-based system of community regional centers that offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the clinical, training, and research needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina.
Aut-2B-Home in Carolina
Tammy Glasser’s goal is to share ideas about homeschooling her eighteen-year-old daughter with autism and syntactic aphasia, who has learned at home for the past eleven years. Tammy welcomes comments and questions especially from parents walking a similar path.
Brilliant minds linked to autism
Historical figures including Socrates, Charles Darwin, and Andy Warhol probably had a form of autism, says a leading specialist.
Home Schooling Aspergers
A journey into the trials and tribulations of home educating our child with Aspergers. A place for learning, sharing, crying, celebrating and self education of the less focused parent.
Homeschooling Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorder
The Autism Life.com presents an interview with Anne, a homeschooling parent of a child on the Autism Spectrum. Anne is one of the contributing authors to the book Home Educating our Autistic Spectrum Children.
Homeschooling Provides Therapy for Special Needs
Sarah’s brain isn’t hard-wired to learn like the rest of us learn. Much like stuffing food down a drain – formal, forcible learning for Sarah did little more than clog the pipes and suffocate the natural flow of idea retention and adoption. Let up, and things start to flow through. By Tonya Poole, Home Educator’s Family Times
Jacob is 6 years old. He loves reading, music, sports, walking in the woods, riding his pony, and playing with his brother. He has a beautiful smile, a hearty laugh, and an appetite for adventure. He also has Autism. This blog is to document our journey on the road to remediation using the Enki methodology and philosophy.
Lisa Jo Rudy’s Get Out, Explore, Have Fun Book Blog
What can a child with autism do? You’ll never know until you get out, explore and have fun!
Quirks of Fate: A Homeschooling Look at Being Different
Finally it had been said. At last something that had been dangling obliquely in the back of our minds had been brought to the clarity of day. Could it be that Myles’ “quirks” were not random at all, but really belonged to a larger class of behavior? by Jeff Kelety.
Why I Homeschool My Son with Asperger’s Syndrome, One Mother’s Story
The following is an interview I had with Lorri, a mother of three from Texas. (I’m not using her last name for privacy reasons.) Her son Steven, age 9, has Asperger’s Syndrome. (Note: the Texas homeschool regulations she talks about are not right.)
You’re Going to What?
In 1993, a neurologist diagnosed my then two-year-old son, Alex, as autistic. He informed me, with a solemn face, that his IQ would peak between 65 and 70. Preposterous, I thought. By Melissa Wagner