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Some parents opt to educate their children at home, to provide individual attention to their children. If you are homeschooling, and you suspect your child has a problem, these articles may help you get your child assessed and discover some techniques that will help your teaching.

There are 8 articles in this section.

7 Techniques for Building Self-Esteem and Confidence

Seven field-tested strategies for building self-esteen and confidence at home and at school.

Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner

In the first chapter of her book, Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, Kathy Kuhl explains how she came to the realization that school wasn't working for her son and decided to do what she never thought she could: stay home and teach him.

Finding Alternative Sources of Funding for Assistive Technology

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 (IDEA), students with learning disabilities have the right to be provided with appropriate assistive devices to help them succeed in school. This Info Brief provides information to help parents find and obtain alternative sources of funding for classroom- or home-based assistive technology when funds are not available through a child’s school.

Why Homeschool a Dyslexic Child?

Should you home school your child with dyslexia? Read about the the challenges and the benefits here. Homeschooling requires research and dedication on the part of the parent. But it can be a helpful alternative to students who need direct, systematic, and individualized instruction.

Tips for Developing Organizational Skills in Children

The Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities has compiled a list of strategies that parents can use to help their child develop good organizational skills.

Homeschooling and Students in Special Education: Sorting Out the Options for Parents

This article presents models of some of the options available to parents who choose to educate their children with special needs at home.

Homeschooling Fact Sheet

Families having students with learning disabilities who are struggling in school frequently consider providing for their educational needs at home. Parents are often attracted to homeschooling because of their disillusionment with the traditional school.

Homeschooling LD/ADD Children: Great Idea or Big Mistake?