Recently, I sat down with the SPED Homeschool podcast to chat about embracing our Out-of-the-Box life. We talked about why we started our school year in July and slowly added more subjects. This year we are planning our first year
Category: Special Needs
I was looking through some old journals recently, and came across this entry at the beginning of my life as a special needs parent. When I wrote it my youngest had just turned a year old. He is now is
One thing is certain: if you are homeschooling a special needs child, no single all in one, grade level, specific boxed curriculum will meet all of your needs. The ability to adapt curriculum is a perk of homeschooling; we get
At our house, handwriting is a challenge area. Recent testing has confirmed that more than one of my students has Dysgraphia, or a writing learning disability. Clear handwriting comes much less easily to these students. It can be frustrating and
Today I’m sharing 5 books on my reading list that help me understand my kids better. With summer approaching, I’m making my poolside reading list for professional development. Having an understanding of how our kids’ minds work is so important.