Special Needs Homeschooling FAQ's
1. What is homeschooling?
Homeschooling is nothing but schooling at home. Instead of sending your child to school to learn, you teach him or her at home.
2. What about exams?
It took me a while to realize that my son was not his diagnosis. Like many parents of newly-diagnosed kids with autism, I worked relentlessly with my son after finding out that he had autism, thinking that it was only a matter of how much time and effort I put in for my son to overcome his challenges.
You are not mine to keep
Your journey, your own
Your story, unique
Your soul has its own path to take
Your life has its own mark to make
You were born to me
But don't belong to me
You are of the universe
Your spirit, free
I'm just glad I get to be
A part of your eternity.
My son was non-verbal until the age of 3 and need-based verbal until the age of 5. Now, at the age of 15 years, he speaks both fluently and effusively.
Here are ten things that we did to help him speak:
What is homeschooling? Homeschooling is exactly what the word suggests. It is schooling at home. Instead of sending your child to school to learn, you teach him or her at home.
Many parents ask me how to reduce aggression in their children, and I always feel at a loss for an answer because I don't think it's a one size fits all solution. In my opinion, aggression is a symptom of the problem and not the problem itself, therefore, it is important to understand the reason behind the aggression to find an effective solution for it.
In my son's case, for example, I realized that his aggression was caused by one or more of the following issues: