Home Schooling Gifted Children "Homeschooling for highly gifted children is sometimes an option when nothing else works out--when the school cuts the gifted program, eliminates any ability grouping, refuses to allow acceleration, or is genuinely rigid in its stance.
From time to time, member families encounter discrimination simply due to being homeschoolers. Members should contact the legal department promptly if they encounter such difficulties.
Long-time members may fondly remember Betty Statnick, who for years served as our only special needs coordinator. After retiring inBetty passed away in She was an avid researcher and reader and enjoyed Bible study, drives in the car, and time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.
You may also enjoy reading their Teaching Tips blog. She has over 15 years teaching experience in both public and private Christian schools, serving as a classroom teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, reading specialist, and educational therapist.
Her areas of expertise are early childhood literacy, reading assessment, and the identification and remediation of reading difficulties. Faith joined the HSLDA team of Special Needs Coordinators in and homeschools her own children, as well as works as a private educational consultant, evaluator, and tutor.
She has worked in the field of education for the past 30 years, as an educational therapist, tutor, enrichment class teacher, and home educator. She has graduated four of her five children and continues to homeschool her youngest daughter. Two of her children are college graduates, while two are currently in college.
Having homeschooled a struggling learner, Joyce finds great enjoyment in encouraging parents in their homeschooling journey. She also homeschooled her children at different stages of their educational journey.
Carol received her M. She is a certified school counselor, special education specialist, teacher and principal, and served classical Christian schools in North Carolina, Georgia, Northern Virginia, and Lyon, France.
International Institute for the Enhancement of Learning Potential. Beginning inCarol continues her educational and research endeavors pursuing a Doctor of Education at Southern Seminary in Louisville. She has been married to Kyle for 26 years, and they have three grown children.
Kristy has over 10 years of teaching experience within her local public school system, in both a traditional and nontraditional classroom, to include typically developing students, struggling learners, and those with intellectual disabilities.
Kristy has contagious joy and enthusiasm. Her passion for homeschooling and bringing Christian education to other families, for the past 8 years, has made advocating home education a priority. She also enjoys, reading, participating in the Jefferson County Christian Homeschool Co-Op, writing and spending time with her family.
For more than 20 years, she has been a classroom teacher in both the private Christian school and public school settings. She has also worked as a private tutor and early childhood intervention specialist.
Throughout her career, she has had many opportunities to work with children with various special needs. She is fascinated by the marvelous design of the human brain, and loves helping children and parents discover the key to unlocking the door to learning.
Besides teaching young children, Krisa enjoys singing, playing piano, leading worship, blogging and taking walks. After almost 23 years of marriage, Krisa and her husband were blessed with the birth of their first child, Grace. Three years later, their second miracle baby, Karis Joy, was born.
The content of this website has been prepared for and is intended to provide information that may be useful to members of the Home School Legal Defense Association.
The Association does not necessarily warrant this information. The reader must evaluate this information in light of the unique circumstances of any particular situation and must then determine independently the applicability of this information.
Our list of resources is not intended to be an exhaustive inventory of all available materials, but rather a sample listing of resources commonly used by our members.
HSLDA retains the exclusive right to determine which resources we will list. We will periodically update our list based on member feedback.
In general, resources listed must be of value to a substantial number of homeschoolers and cannot be overtly anti-Christian or anti-HSLDA. Health information provided on these pages is meant for educational purposes only, to assist homeschooling parents in their research on how best to instruct their special needs children and struggling learners.
The information is not intended for use in diagnosis or treatment of health problems, or to prescribe particular therapies, medication or nutritional supplements. For specific medical advice parents should consult licensed physicians and other certified health professionals.Homeschooling a child with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome shows they can make remarkable growth with methods to meet the needs of Autistic children.
Find information about disabilities, special education, and related services for children in school. Includes information on individualized education programs (IEPs), disability organizations, professional associations, laws, and early intervention services for infants and toddlers. Homeschooling is more than just education at home.
Homeschool parents, children, tutors, and anyone interested in learning online, a structured home classroom or unstructured unschooling will find A2Z Home's Cool an "cool" home school blog. Special needs schools are designed to provide programs such as social skills training, remedial reading, etc., so there is no need to ask that such programs be created for your child.
Because all the children have special needs, there is a better chance that your child will be socially accepted. Home Schooling Special needs Children, Homeschooling Children with Autsim Down syndrome ADD ADHD, NATHHAN.
Online resources for families with gifted/special needs children (including learning disabilities, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, etc.).