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HSLDA Helps Families Keep Adoption Subsidies

These families qualified for extra funds to help with their adopted children’s special needs. But officials canceled the subsidies because they don’t understand homeschool law.
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Did you know we have grants for homeschooling?

What are they and how can they be used?
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How to Adapt if My Child’s Not on Grade Level

If your child is not on grade level or doesn’t seem to fit into the curriculum/level you have selected, don’t panic! Wondering where to begin and what’s allowed? grab a cup of coffee and let’s talk about it . . .
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What Grade Is My Child Ready For?

If your child is not on grade level or doesn’t seem to fit into the curriculum/level you have selected, don’t panic! Wondering where to begin and what’s allowed? grab a cup of coffee and let’s talk about it . . .
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Where Do I Start? Accommodations for Tests Like the SAT, ACT, CLT, PSAT, and AP

Does your homeschooled teen have documented learning difficulties—and struggle with formal testing? Are you concerned tests like AP, PSAT, SAT, ACT, and CLT won’t reflect your child’s true abilities? Here’s how to apply for accommodations.
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A Montessori Educational Approach

What is the Montessori method, and could it be right for you? Learn about this educational approach from Krisa Winn, homeschooling mom and one of HSLDA’s special needs educational consultants.
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A Delight-Directed Educational Approach

What is a delight-directed educational approach, and how do you know if it's right for you? Answer these questions and more with HSLDA special needs educational consultant Faith Berens.
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Simplifying the ACT Accommodations Process for Homeschoolers

Here’s a walk through the actual detailed steps from registration and documentation to submitting your application.
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Lights . . . Camera . . . School!

There’s more than one way to beat the winter blues! 
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Deschooling: Homeschooling Is a Paradigm Shift

Break out of the one-size-fits-all traditional school mindset and fully embrace the wonderful, personalized, real-life-learning world of homeschooling. Watch this webinar to learn more.
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The Inside Scoop on IDEA’s Child Find and Homeschoolers

Every year, homeschooling parents in various states are contacted by public school officials trying to find students who could benefit from special needs services. It’s part of a federal mandate for schools, but do you have to participate?
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Specific Guidance: Applying for SAT and ACT Accommodations

Are you wondering: How do I document teen’s disability? Which accommodation(s) should I request?
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Listening and Validating the Feelings of My Kids

According to How We Love, there are 3 steps in validating others’ feelings and fully connecting with another person.
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How Do You Ask?

Hint: It’s not just about minding P’s and Q’s. 
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10 Reasons Why You Can Say Yes to Taking a Break

Rest isn’t just a luxury–it’s a necessity! Here’s why.
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Modalities & Multiple Intelligences

The Way They Learn covers several different models used to determine learning styles.
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Can I really do this?

Considering Homeschooling Your Child with Special Needs? Let’s walk through some important questions and consider some next steps!
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Why is learning so hard?

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