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Homeschooling Helps 9-year-old with Special Needs Thrive

Unyielding school administrators wouldn’t accommodate the therapy schedule of this 9-year-old with special needs.
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How to Choose Curriculum for Your Child with Special Needs

What makes a curriculum more friendly to learners with special needs? Here are 4 ways to identify that curriculum, where to find it, and how to leverage 2 unique tools every parent has to help your kid learn.
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Suddenly Home with a Child Who Has Special Needs

Join HSLDA educational consultants Kristy Horner, Faith Berens, and Dr. Carol Brown for a conversation about special needs services—with a twist!
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Considering Homeschooling Your Child with Special Needs?

How can I know if homeschooling is a good fit for my child’s special needs and for my family? What’s it like? What about an IEP? Can I get special education services and therapy while homeschooling? . . .
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Part-Time Special Needs Educational Consultant

HSLDA is looking for an experienced, passionate, and knowledgeable individual to join our team as a part-time special needs consultant! Read more . . .
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3 Essential Steps to Protect Your Special Needs Homeschool

Here are the best practices HSLDA recommends to give your special needs homeschool a solid legal foundation.
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What’s an SEP / IEP / ISP?

You’ve decided to homeschool your special needs child. Now you have to figure out the “how”! The questions can be overwhelming, but a homeschool student education plan (SEP) can help you stay organized and focused on what really matters.
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Don’t Go It Alone! Support for Special Needs Homeschooling

Homeschooling children with special needs—it’s rewarding, but can be exhausting . . . and sometimes lonely. Feeling isolated? Please know that you are not alone! Here are some great tips to connect with caring community and support.
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“The State Requires Your Special Needs Child to be Tested”

If you’re the parent of a child with special needs who switches to homeschooling, one thing to remember is that officials can’t force you to keep getting services through the public schools.
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School to Mom: Your Child’s Special Needs Have to Wait

When a mom completed the legal steps to begin homeschooling her student with special needs, school officials said she had to wait for approval. Except they can’t do that.
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How to Adapt Any Curriculum to Your Child’s Special Needs

Did you know you can adapt almost any homeschool curriculum to meet your child’s special needs? Learn how to offer accommodations like supplemental materials or assistive technology—and to adjust the pace, order, or intensity of curriculum.
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Creating a Student Education Plan (SEP) to Meet My Child’s Special Needs

So you’ve decided to homechool your special needs child, and you’re ready for the practical stuff! Here are 5 simple steps to create your child’s Student Education Plan (SEP), the homeschool version of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
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How to Start Homeschooling Midyear with Special Needs! Q&A (Jan 21, 7pm ET)

Looking to help your child who learns differently experience more success? Homeschooling offers freedom, flexibility, self-pacing, discovery, and personal mastery. You can start homeschooling midyear, right now—with special needs! Watch this webinar.
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What Services Do HSLDA’s Special Needs Consultants Provide?

Did you know HSLDA’s Special Needs Educational Consultants offer personalized homeschool guidance to our member families? Identify your child’s learning challenges. Create an individualized Student Education Plan. Find accommodations or therapy.
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Homeschooling with Special Needs – Q & A

Join us to learn about IEPs, SEPs, getting started, accommodations, laws, recordkeeping, high school, and more!
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6 Tips to Begin Homeschooling Your Special Needs Child

If your child was just diagnosed with a learning disability or a special need of any kind, there can be a myriad of emotions to deal with, such as shock, concern, fear, relief, anger, or sadness.
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Special Education Provisions for Oregon

Special education provisions for homeschooled students in Oregon.
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You Can Homeschool With Special Needs!

Wondering about state homeschooling laws, IEPs, curriculum, special education evaluations and services, or therapy at home? Or need some practical tips? Join two special education experts and HSLDA Staff Attorney Tj Schmidt for answers!
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