Homeschooling A Child With Dysgraphia: A Behind The Scenes Look
Dyslexia | Hands-On Learning | Homeschooling | Special Needs

Homeschooling A Child With Dysgraphia: A Behind The Scenes Look

In all my years of public school, the only bad grade I ever received on a report card was in handwriting. I got a ‘D’ – straight A’s in every other subject and a ‘D’ in handwriting. (My cursive tends to go straight up and down, and this was back in the day where cursive…

Learning To Read And Homeschooling A Child With Dyslexia
Dyslexia | Hands-On Learning | Homeschooling

Learning To Read And Homeschooling A Child With Dyslexia

Learning To Read Or rather, teaching my son to read, is the single most difficult aspect of my life as a homeschooling mom. My son is profoundly dyslexic and twelve years old. This is our eighth year homeschooling together. Every single school year, our number one concern, priority, stress and challenge? Learning to read, without a…

Hands-On Activities For The Struggling Reader (that really work!)
Dyslexia | Hands-On Learning | Homeschooling

Hands-On Activities For The Struggling Reader (that really work!)

All week long, I have shared how I plan for a new school year. I shared where to start and also our curriculum choices for sixth and tenth grade. For Friday Fun-Day, I wanted to wrap up the week with some real life examples of how hands-on learning layers into my curriculum choices, particularly for…

Dyslexia | Homeschooling | Learning Differences

Top Online Reading Programs For Learning Differences (that you can actually afford!)

I remember clearly the first time my youngest son sat down at the computer for a reading lesson. He was eight years old and had been struggling for years with standard curriculum approaches. He was totally defeated by his lack of progress. I was totally defeated by his lack of progress. With only two months left…

Dyslexia | Homeschooling | Special Education At Home

Hands-On History For My Struggling Learner (with Project Passport)

Teaching my youngest son history has been a struggle lately. He loves the stories. He loves to hear about real-life in ancient times. He adores the gritty details of battles. He dreams of going back in time and being able to live like the ancients. But lately, just hearing the stories hasn’t been enough to…