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Homeschooling Autistic Children

Homeschooling Autistic Children

Homeschooling a child with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome shows they can make remarkable growth with methods to meet the needs of Autistic children.
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Blind Homeschoolers

Blind Homeschoolers

Advice and resources for educating your vision impaired or blind child at home. Accessibility Technology Instruction Tips Social Networks Resources for Curriculum Accessibility Technology Macsome Audiobook Converter Mac Shareware $34.95. Convert purchased audio books to MP3 or AAC to play anywhere. The conversion is 5X speed fast, and output could be CD Quality. It’s...
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Homeschool Moms

Mothers talk about the reasons why they homeschool their children, the benefits of moms homeschooling. Patience AN A TO Z ARTICLE By Barbara Frank. When people find out that I homeschool my children, they almost always say something along the lines of, “I could never do that. You must be a really patient person.”...
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Special Needs Homeschooling

Special Needs

Special needs children learn well being homeschooled. Resources here for support, legal assistance, curriculum, plans, and more.
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Laws for Homeschooling by State, Province, or Country

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If you have been in a state long enough to be legally required to have that state's license plate on your vehicle, or are required to have that state's driver's license, then you should also follow that state's homeschool law.
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Down Syndrome Homeschooling

Down Syndrome Homeschooling

Benefits for the home educated child with down syndrome are numerous. Resources here for support, legal assistance, curriculum, plans, inspiration and more.
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Nasty Women Homeschool

Nasty Women vote

“Get this, Donald. Nasty women are tough. Nasty women are smart. And nasty women vote,” Elizabeth Warren told a crowd of an estimated 4,000 folks bundled in jackets and vests on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, surrounding by blazing orange and red fall foliage. “And, on Nov. 8, we nasty women...
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Homeschool ID Cards Template

Homeschool ID Cards Template

Cards Updated for 2016-2017, with the new site link, and for newer versions of WORD. You can download a membership card template for this site in either .doc or .rtf format. The .doc one looks better, but you’ll need WORD or a program that reads WORD files. The other one, in rich text font,...
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Homeschooling a Dyslexic Child

Homeschooling a Dyslexic Child

Dyslexic children can thrive being homeschooled, but it helps to connect with others. Websites recommended by your A2Z Homeschool Guide. Free font to down load to help those with Dyslexia read on computer.
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Choosing Home by Martha Kennedy Hartnett

Choosing Home by Martha Kennedy Hartnett

Choosing Home: Deciding to Homeschool With Asperger’s Syndrome by Martha Kennedy Hartnett Martha Kennedy Hartnett is the mother of a child with Asperger’s Syndrome who made the courageous choice to homeschool. Emerging from the author’s personal experience, this book is a step by step account of successful home education. Choosing Home will take you...
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Timeout Chair for Bad Homeschool Critics

Timeout Chair for Bad Homeschool Critics

Mom is mad at you! You have used poor logic to attack homeschool parents or students, and so you’ll just have to be sent to the Timeout Chair until mom decides to let you off! Public apologies help. U.S. Education Secretary King Open Letter to U.S. Education Secretary King Who Says Homeschoolers Would Be Better Off...
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Large Homeschooling Families

Large Homeschooling Families

Having a large family can seem an undaunting challenge or a blessing when it comes to homeschooling successfully.
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Educational Neglect

Legal opposition to homeschooling takes several forms. One of the scariest is the accusation of “educational neglect,” as if we were a mother out of a VC Andrews’ horror novel, locking our children in the attic. What can you do or not do to avoid being accused of educational neglect? Now I’m not a lawyer,...
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Homeschooling the Older, Adopted Child

While homeschooling is a wonderful option for all children, it may be the one thing that promotes lasting bonding, attachment and security with an adopted an older child.
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LGBTQ Homeschooling

LGBTQ Homeschooling

While homeschooling isn’t necessarily different for LGBTQ homeschooling families, it can be challenging to find homeschool resources to help LGBTQ children and their parents.
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Homeschooling Pros and Cons

Homeschooling Pros and Cons

The disadvantages and advantages, pros and cons of homeschooling. Why not Homeschool? Objections you may hear about why you shouldn’t homeschool your children, and reasons you can give to counter these arguments. The Truth About Homeschooling: Pros & Cons Weighing the homeschooling pros and cons can help you make the right choice for you...
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Homeschooling with Epilepsy

Homeschooling with Epilepsy

The seizures can be fierce, and too often twenty times a day. There are no soft landing spots at a school, compared to a home. Medication can't be kept with a student in a school, but only in an office. Consider homeschooling!
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Rural Homeschooling on a Family Farm

Rural Homeschooling on a Family Farm

Lessons from the Homestead Carol J. Alexander homeschooled her children since 1993, and raised much of their own food. She has a blog here, some eBooks she’s written, and a free newsletter of interest to homesteading homeschoolers. Pioneer Woman Homeschooling Ree homeschools her 4 kids on a working ranch, and loves to take photographs...
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Adoption, Fostering, and Homeschooling

Adoption, Fostering, and Homeschooling

Homeschooling a child you adopted as an infant is no different than homeschooling your own children. The concern comes with the adoption of an older child, and their adjustment problems. Fostering brings its own set of problems, and social workers are involved.
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Homeschooling Guide

By Ann Zeise and Carol Moxley So many people have written, asking for my “Homeschooling Guide,” I figured I’d better write one! I hope this will help clarify some of the misconceptions about homeschooling, and promote a better understanding of what homeschoolers really do. I. What is homeschooling? a. Definition Homeschooling is a viable education alternative to institutional...
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