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  • Re: Homeschooling a dyslexic child

    Hi Princess Lea. :) My advice comes from growing up with a father that was (and is) severely dyslexic. For him, the key is to read for short periods of time, and listening to audio, as they read, can really, really help. If you get a little tape recorder (cheap at Walmart) and record some of her...
    Posted to Special Needs (Forum) by schternli on 06-08-2011
  • easy set out simple curriculmn for 1-12

    looking for uncomplicated curriculm plan for 8 children 6 primary and 2 high school, 8 are asperges add and auditry processing problems with dsylexia, so needing programs that include assesments and progress reports.
    Posted to Special Needs (Forum) by robman on 11-09-2008
  • Re: Anyone familiar with Dr. Ross Greene - Collaborative Problem Solving Techniques?

    Yes, I am very familiar. I've read his books, have the cd and not only heard him speak, but have been to his clinic outside of Boston. Our entired education system should be rooted with his philosophies about how to deal with children. Whether a chlild has a "thing" - whatever neurological...
    Posted to Special Needs (Forum) by cfvalente on 09-17-2008
  • Anyone familiar with Dr. Ross Greene - Collaborative Problem Solving Techniques?

    Has anyone read Dr. Ross Greene's book -"The Explosive Child" and the concepts behind Collaborative Problem Solving for neuro-challenged children? If so what do you think of it? Do you utilize the techniques and what are your results? ~a
    Posted to Special Needs (Forum) by a on 07-26-2008
  • Utilizing Public School Services While Homeschooling

    Has anyone decided to utilize their local public school "specialized services" such as the Intermediate Unit for their special needs child while homeschooling? Examples of this would be: Vision Therapist, OT/PT Services etc. If so, why have you chosen to do so and what are the benefits? What...
    Posted to Special Needs (Forum) by hsiamy on 07-26-2008
  • Re: New to homeschooling son suffered stoke long and short term memory problems any idaes

    Hi there, Are you familiar with any cognitive rehab therapies that are designed specifically for brain injured/ neuro. impaired individuals? There are specific programs where they focus on Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy (you may have to find a local agency that specifically provides this type of service...
    Posted to Special Needs (Forum) by hsiamy on 07-25-2008
  • Re: Is it ADHD, bipolar (?), now diagnosed with Graves'

    Hi there, Wow...you have certainly been through a lot. I am glad that you posted this so others can hear your story. The HSI community is here to help and support you along the journey. Many homeschoolers face similar challenges such as you described in your post. It is important to have connections...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by hsiamy on 04-10-2008
  • any one from uk here

    I am looking to chat to others from the uk my daughter is 13 and I am considering home education, she has never enjoyed main stream school She also has dyslexia many thanks Pam
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by pammy42 on 02-29-2008
  • Re: Bipolar Child

    I am glad that you liked it! I am so sorry for your loss...I remember the days of sitting in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (the NICU club) and wishing so badly that I didn't have to experience any of it...but ultimately in the end we somehow emerged on the other side w/a new found strength and...
    Posted to Special Needs (Forum) by a on 01-25-2008
  • Re: Bipolar Child

    HI Pamela, You are welcome! I am glad to have helped a bit. I have learned to expect the unexpected...b/c that is usually what happens. Since day 1 - as a parent, I have been thrown quite a few curve balls. Here is something that I would like to share with you. Enjoy! ~a Welcome To Holland I am often...
    Posted to Special Needs (Forum) by a on 01-24-2008
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