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Home School Legal Defense Association

Home School Legal Defense Association

www.hslda.org  

540-338-5600

Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.

Homeschooling - Struggling Learners

Faith Berens, a Special Needs Coordinator with Home School Legal Defense Association.Will talk about home-schooling struggling learners and children with special needs.

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Faith Berens: Hi! I am Faith Berens, a Special Needs Coordinator with Home School Legal Defense Association. Let's discuss home-schooling struggling learners and children with special needs.

First of all, you need to know you are not alone. More and more families are withdrawing their struggling learners from public school, and are bringing them home to school. This includes children who have been receiving special education services.

Secondly, be encouraged. There are many benefits of home-schooling children with special needs. Your child will receive the gift of a loving parent providing security, consistency and one-on-one direct instruction.

Home-schooling allows you to tailor a learning environment, and specifically design a program that is a good fit for your child's learning levels and styles.

Another added benefit of home-schooling is that, it offers more flexibility in scheduling which can free up more time for a child to find and pursue his or her areas of gifting.

Lastly, take these two steps to protect your home-school.

One, family should work with their medical specialists as well as private clinicians, tutors or educational consultants in order to lineup any special services, such as therapies your child may need.

Two, be sure to arrange for regular evaluations or documentation of your child's progress. This is important so you can keep track of how your child is doing, and you can make sure to adjust the curriculum if necessary.

You can find many articles and resources about documenting your child's progress and home-school record keeping online.

So remember, home-schooling your struggling leaner doesn't have to be difficult. With the right tools and information, you can help your child succeed.