The Basics Are Difficult When Your Child Has Autism And ADHD
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The Basics Are Difficult When Your Child Has Autism And ADHD

The basics are difficult when your child has autism and adhd. In our lives, there’s no way around it. This is what I’ve learned. My son showed me exactly how he planned to install a CPU into his computer yesterday. (If you don’t know what that is, don’t worry. You are in good company. I…

What Are The Qualifications For Homeschooling A Child With Special Needs?
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What Are The Qualifications For Homeschooling A Child With Special Needs?

“What Are The Qualifications For Homeschooling A Child With Special Needs?” It’s a question I am asked all the time.  “Aren’t you worried that you are keeping him from really getting the help he needs?” “You don’t want your son to miss out on the professional help the school system provides.” “How can you possibly…

My Child Is So Much More Than His Differences
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My Child Is So Much More Than His Differences

Lately, there has been no escape from the endless lists. Of symptoms Of medications Of side effects Of doctors appointments Of helpful books to read Of therapists to see Of other people who have struggled with the same differences and grew up to be perfectly amazing Of diagnoses Of educational options Of future possibilities for…

What I Wish I’d Known About My Son’s Sensory Processing Disorder
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What I Wish I’d Known About My Son’s Sensory Processing Disorder

“Momma, I need you to turn off the air conditioner,” my son said as we drove to his appointment. “OK, but why?” I asked, thinking about the 95 degree heat that was sure to make us a sweaty mess, in about three minutes, without the air on. “Because I am eating something crunchy,” he answered,…

Where Is The New Hire Training Program For Moms?
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Where Is The New Hire Training Program For Moms?

I spend a lot of time thinking about how best to help my children learn. Hands-on activities, incorporating movement, accommodating sensory needs – all of this has become just a regular part of my helping them learn. Struggling with the sound of your pencil on the paper? Let’s type instead. Haven’t been able to memorize…