What It’s Really Like When Your Child Has An IEP
Learning Differences | Special Education At Home | Special Needs

What It’s Really Like When Your Child Has An IEP

It often surprises people to learn to homeschoolers can also have IEP’s through their school districts. This is our story. This is what it’s really like when your child has an IEP. I recently completed a mid-year IEP meeting for my youngest son. It went about as well as it could go. And it was…

14 Outstanding Resources For Homeschooling Children With Learning Differences
Homeschooling | Special Education At Home

14 Outstanding Resources For Homeschooling Children With Learning Differences

“I can’t seem to find anyone who homeschools their child. My son is 13 and is autistic and epileptic. I have never met anyone else in similar situation.  I feel so alone and don’t know if I’m doing anything right.  I have nothing to compare it to and no help at all. Any ideas. Thank…

Homeschooling Children With Special Needs – an honest look
Homeschooling | Special Education At Home

Homeschooling Children With Special Needs – an honest look

A resource to help those of us homeschooling children with special needs.  I write a lot about homeschooling my two boys. Their learning differences. The accommodations we have in place. How I individualize all our curriculum in order to make it work for them. The craziness of our day to day lives. I enjoy writing…

Special Needs Homeschool Curriculum: Where To Start
Homeschooling | Learning Differences | Special Education At Home

Special Needs Homeschool Curriculum: Where To Start

When we first began homeschooling, curriculum was sort-of an afterthought. After three years in public school, the mechanics of homeschooling were what concerned me most, not what we were actually learning. It seems strange now, but it looking back, it makes sense. When you are teaching in a traditional school, there aren’t really a ton…

Get Ready For A New Homeschool Year With These 5 Ridiculously Easy Tips
Homeschooling | Special Education At Home

Get Ready For A New Homeschool Year With These 5 Ridiculously Easy Tips

It’s about that time again! Here are 5 ridiculously easy ways to help you get ready for a new homeschool year. In just about one month, we will be starting our tenth year learning at home. In some weird way, it makes me feel old just typing that… like when the young mom talks about…

100 Good Reasons To Homeschool Your Child With Special Needs
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100 Good Reasons To Homeschool Your Child With Special Needs

Making the decision to homeschool your child, special needs or not, is a big one. It certainly was for me. Ten years later, I give you 100 good reasons to homeschool your child with special needs.  I hear from so many moms and dads who are considering homeschooling for their child with special needs. I…

I Have No Idea How To Homeschool My Child With Special Needs
Homeschooling | Motherhood | Special Education At Home | Special Needs

I Have No Idea How To Homeschool My Child With Special Needs

Most of the time, I have no idea how to homeschool my child with special needs. This is the only way I know to push through. I spoke with a mom last week about her son with learning differences. After getting into a few details about his reading delay and processing speed, she said, “I…