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# 6 – Home Schooling Children with Special Needs, by Sharon Hensley

Home Schooling Children with Special Needs (3rd Edition)

by Sharon Hensley

• Do you have a child with a learning problem, and you feel apprehensive about teaching him at home?
• Do you need help locating the best resources for home schooling your child with special needs?
• Do you find yourself confused and intimidated by the professional jargon related to special education?
• Do you struggle with discouragement related to your child’s progress in learning?
If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, “Home Schooling Children with Special Needs,” will help you.
• You’ll gain confidence to teach your child at home.
• You’ll find resources and guidelines for planning an effective home school program.
• You’ll learn to understand the vocabulary and ideas that you need to make good decisions for your child.
• You’ll discover emotional strength and learn to identify the attitudes that support effective teaching.

Special Needs Homeschooling ResourcesHome Schooling Children with Special Needs (3rd Edition)





Editors Note on Special Needs and Homeschooling

While there are not many real studies, it seems that a third of homeschoolers have some special need.  Of course, this is a very ambiguous statement. At this point, over 20% of the students in public schools have IEPs which are associated with special learning challenges. My point is that the definition of special needs remains very loose and as the concept of neurodiversity grows, the concept of special needs might evolve dramatically.

Many students who do need accommodations find that VocabularySpellingCity has a number of features that make it well-suited to addressing some specific challenges. To start, take a look at the grade level information that is available.

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