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Discover the Perfect Education Choice for Your Special-Needs Child

More and more parents are realizing that homeschooling is a great option for children with ADD, ADHD, and other special needs, Homeschooling parents can tailor the learning experience to precisely fit their child's requirements, a critical neccessity in the develpment of special-needs children. So, how can you provide the most effective education for your child at home? This timely book shines a spotlight on the challenges and joys of homeschooling special-needs children—children with challenges ranging from autism and ADD to other learning disablilities or children who simply march to the beat of a different drummer. Inside, you'll discover how to:

·Create a felxible learning pace

·Assist your child to develop individual strengths

·Tailor a homeschooling experience for special-needs children of all ages

·Develp strong family bonds with a challenging child

·Get help from both public and private sources

·And much more!

"A wonderful book laced with insights and strength of spirit."—John Taylor Gatto, author of Dumbing Us Down and The Underground History of American Education"Lenore C. Hayes holds the reader's hand through determining whether wymptoms actually constitute a disorder or are simply a normal childhood trait, right on through negotiating with medical and educational bureaucracies (this advice alone may be worth the price of the book!). A valuable addition to the homeschooling bookshelf, highly recommended for anyone homeschooling a child with special needs."—Helen Hegener, senior editor, Home Education Magazine "I highly recommend Lenore Hayes' book to any parents considering the homeschooling option."—Thom Hartmann, author, ADD: A different Perception

Synopsis:

For too long, children with ADD, ADHD, and other challenges were left to languish in schools that were insensitive to their needs and incapable of providing appropriate attention and instruction. But with the overall surge in homeschooling, many parents are considering teaching their special-needs child at home. This timely book provides basic information and great resources for homeschooling special-needs children.

About the Author

Lenore Colacion Hayes is the director of a private independent study program in California. She has a graduate degree in community/clinical psychology with an emphasis in educational psychology and has been a counselor at both the elementary and college levels. She resides with her husband and homeschooled son in Long Beach, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761535690
Subtitle:
or Other Special Needs: Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the Child with Learning Differences
Author:
Hayes, Lenore Colacion
Author:
Hayes, Lenore Colacion
Author:
Colacion Hayes, Lenore
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
Roseville, Calif.
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Home Schooling
Subject:
Religion - Christian Education - Home Schooling
Subject:
Administration
Subject:
Experimental Methods
Subject:
Children with disabilities
Subject:
Administration - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Prima's Home Learning Library
Series Volume:
bulletin #FO 202
Publication Date:
March 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.86x7.68x.65 in. 1.05 lbs.

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