Special Needs Links
Sometimes homeschooling families have special needs children.
In fact home education is well suited to these children. Here are links
that will help the home school family with a special needs child.
Online Curriculum for Special Needs - Time4Learning
Time4Learning’s online homeschool program is perfect for all levels and types of learners. The interactive curriculum is organized into short multimedia lessons that are taught in a highly visual, interactive manner. Students can advance (or review) at their own pace and repeat lessons at will, making it ideal for special needs and exceptional students. Time4Learning requires no contracts and offers a 14 day money-back guarantee. Try the curriculum demos for more information.
- A Day's Work -
Designing, constructing, and providing: adaptive clamping system
and attachments for holding simple musical instruments and other
items to wheel chair trays and table tops; and music instruments,
storage aids, and assistive devices for music education. Also, inviting
suggestions for ways to meet unmet needs in the elementary music
education and therapeutic environment.
- ABA Resources for
Recovery from Autism/PDD/Hyperlexia - Information on behavioral
intervention (ABA) for autism (and related disorders), a one-on-one
teaching approach backed by over thirty years of research. "How-to" information,
instructional resources, support groups, professional listings,
and legal and special education information. By a parent.
- About Cerebral Palsy -
About-Cerebral-Palsy.org provides useful information on Cerebral
Palsy, Diagnosis, Causes of CP, and classification of Cerebral Palsy.
Also, allows users to contact doctors with their questions, and offers
free evaluation for lifetime benefits.
- Autism Today - everything
you need to know about autism
READ Phonics - The World's Most Advanced Homeschool Phonics
Software Program. The ONLY phonics program guaranteed to teach
your child to read or your money back! 100 animated interactive
lessons that teach the complete PreK - 3rd grade phonics curriculum.
Proven effective for first time readers, struggling readers and
all learning disabilities. Used by over 2,000 USA schools and tens
of thousands of homeschools in over 100 countries. Try 2
FREE lessons and buy it risk free with our 60 day "No Questions
Asked" money back guarantee.
- Complete Disability Resource Guide
- Dyslexia My Life -
The information and advice on this site is provided by a dyslexic,
giving inside knowledge on the various ways of coping with dyslexia
and Learning Disability.
- ISER - ISER a unique and comprehensive
internet site pertaining to the needs of families with special children
and their requirements.
- Learning Abled Kids -
Learning Abled Kids provides information and tools to help parents
homeschooling bright children with Specific Learning Disabilities.
- Model Me Kids - Autism-Asperger's Social Skills Training DVDs based on peer modeling for children and adolescents with Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Social skills curriculum resources. Preview video samples
- NATHAN - NATional cHallenged
Homeschoolers Associated Network - international organization for
homeschoolers for people dealing with disabilities
- The National Academy for Child Development - designs very specific home educational and therapeutic programs
for infants, children and adults given the labels including; Learning
Disabled, Dyslexic, Distractible, ADD, ADHD, Hyperactive, Down Syndrome,
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, Tourettes Syndrome, Rhetts
Syndrome, Fragile X, Developmentally Delayed, PDD, Autistic, Cerebral
Palsy, Brain Injured, Comatose, Retarded, Minimal Brain Dysfunction,
Normal, Accelerated, and Gifted.
- Positively Autism - PositivelyAutism.com is a free newsletter for parents and teachers. Each issue contains articles, resources, free teaching materials, and links related to a particular topic. Free downloads include lesson plans, data sheets, flash cards, visual supports, work tasks, and more!
- Speech Language Pathology
Open Website Directory Project - he SLP/AUD Open Directory
Project Is a link directory that is managed by Speech Language
Pathologists (you can participate). It's goal is to create a source
for all possible links relating to Speech Language Pathology and
Audiology. The site can be found at www.slpwebsites.com and www.audwebsites.com,
an alternate URL for the same site.
Glaser's Page on Homeschooling Children in the Autism Spectrum - Aut-2B-Home
Children With Autism - I offer all new clients a free 30-minute phone consultation and if they want
to continue as a client, I offer my services at affordable rates. There
aren't many people out there who are willing to help families who want to homeschool
a child with autism especially to help them choose or develop customized curriculum,
teach them how to incorporate specialized teaching strategies, etc. I
am here to help provide whatever support the family needs and I work
with clients nationwide via phone and email consultations.