If you are homeschooling a child with special needs, you need to follow your state’s homeschool regulations. There are no additional requirements for homeschooling children with special needs.

According to the Connecticut State Board of Education, a student receiving home instruction is not enrolled in a private school so is not eligible for special education or related services.

Note: As you decide what kind of special needs services and therapy best meet your child’s needs, we want you to know that HSLDA Compassion Curriculum Grants are available to help with diagnostic services, therapy, curriculum, or other educational materials.

Please note: The information on this page has been reviewed by an attorney, but it should not be taken as legal advice specific to your individual situation.