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5 Steps for Following God’s Plan for Your Special Needs Child

2019-08-08T10:21:44-05:00

“…The problem with pounding a square peg into a round hole is not that the hammering is hard work. It’s that you’re destroying the peg.”— Paul Collins

I can only imagine how many days my children felt like square pegs being shoved into round curriculum holes. Looking back at those frustrating years of home schooling, I now realize my driving pursuit toward “normal” were wasted time and energy against God’s unique plan for their lives.

5 Steps for Following God’s Plan for Your Special Needs Child2019-08-08T10:21:44-05:00

Homeschooling an Active Learner in Winter

2019-08-08T13:35:01-05:00

One of the most difficult times of the year to home school an active learner is the winter. Why do I know this? Because I home schooled two active learners through 11 Minnesota winters. Teaching in those conditions was taxing, but it resulted in learning experiences my teenage boys fondly remember. Although Texas winters are not as harsh as those in Minnesota, there are still days where the weather is sure to keep you and your kids inside more than you would like. Here are some of my top recommendations for ways you can redirect your child’s wiggles into memorable learning adventures.

Homeschooling an Active Learner in Winter2019-08-08T13:35:01-05:00

How to Find Therapy for Your Homeschooled Special Needs Student

2019-08-23T11:38:41-05:00

Many special needs children receive therapy as part of their daily public school regime. Special needs home schooling students are no different, but their parents often find the mixed messages from therapy professionals, insurance companies, and their local school districts difficult to navigate on their own. Thus, many times these parents contact the THSC Special Needs Department to help them determine the best route to securing the best therapy for their child.

How to Find Therapy for Your Homeschooled Special Needs Student2019-08-23T11:38:41-05:00

How to Get Help for Your Special Needs Student as a Homeschooler: Special Needs Record Keeping

2019-05-07T22:22:55-05:00

Last month I was excited to share with you how to teach the five basic Texas required home school subjects in relation to specific special needs diagnoses. This month, as promised, I am sharing specific ways special needs home schooling parents can keep records to help track all the work and progress of their special needs home schooling student.

How to Get Help for Your Special Needs Student as a Homeschooler: Special Needs Record Keeping2019-05-07T22:22:55-05:00
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