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.
Autism Homeschooling Resources
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.
Autism/PDD Resources Network
The purpose of this site is to guide you to the key issues associated with Autism spectrum disorders. There is a growing awareness of the nature of autism and the kinds of approaches to diagnosis, treatment and care that are likely to be effective.
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.
Home Schooling my Son with Autism..?
I am strongly considering home schooling my son that has autism and is 9yrs old. He would benefit highly from a home program where he could be worked with one on one and not be in an environment that is too overstimulating.
Homeschooling: When School is Not Right for Your Child
From ASW Newsletter – Connecting Wisconsin. Information from a non-homeschooling parent about homeschooling your autistic child in Wisconsin.
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.
Using TEACCH* At Home
*Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children (Developed by University of South Carolina)
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.
DisAbility News & Views Radio Network
Homeschool Mom, Monica Moshenko, hosts a weekly online radio show. Live on air Sunday at 9 PM eastern and Wednesday at 7 PM eastern.
Embracing Autism New Hampshire
Co-founded by a homeschool mom, this group raises awareness, understanding and support for the ever growing spectrum disorder of Autism in the state of New Hampshire.
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.
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.
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.)
Yeats, Warhol, Carroll – autistic?
Poet WB Yeats, artist Andy Warhol and author Lewis Carroll may all have been autistic according to leading psychiatrist Professor Michael Fitzgerald.
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