Homeschooling the Child with Add (or Other Special Needs): Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the Child with Learning Differences

Homeschooling the Child with Add (or Other Special Needs): Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the Child with Learning Differences

by Lenore Colacion Hayes, Lenore Colacion Hayes
     
 
Discover the Perfect Education Choice for Your Special-Needs Child
More and more parents are realizing that homeschooling is a great option for children with ADD, ADHD, and other special needs, Homeschooling parents can tailor the learning experience to precisely fit their child's requirements, a critical neccessity in the develpment of special-needs

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Discover the Perfect Education Choice for Your Special-Needs Child
More and more parents are realizing that homeschooling is a great option for children with ADD, ADHD, and other special needs, Homeschooling parents can tailor the learning experience to precisely fit their child's requirements, a critical neccessity in the develpment of special-needs children. So, how can you provide the most effective education for your child at home?

This timely book shines a spotlight on the challenges and joys of homeschooling special-needs children—children with challenges ranging from autism and ADD to other learning disablilities or children who simply march to the beat of a different drummer. Inside, you'll discover how to:
·Create a felxible learning pace
·Assist your child to develop individual strengths
·Tailor a homeschooling experience for special-needs children of all ages
·Develp strong family bonds with a challenging child
·Get help from both public and private sources
·And much more!
"A wonderful book laced with insights and strength of spirit."
John Taylor Gatto, author of Dumbing Us Down and The Underground History of American Education "Lenore C. Hayes holds the reader's hand through determining whether wymptoms actually constitute a disorder or are simply a normal childhood trait, right on through negotiating with medical and educational bureaucracies (this advice alone may be worth the price of the book!). A valuable addition to the homeschooling bookshelf, highly recommended for anyone homeschooling a child with specialneeds."
Helen Hegener, senior editor, Home Education Magazine

"I highly recommend Lenore Hayes' book to any parents considering the homeschooling option."
Thom Hartmann, author, ADD: A different Perception

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761535690
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/26/2002
Series:
Home Learning Library Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.33(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Lenore Colacion Hayes is the director of a private independent study program in California. She has a graduate degree in community/clinical psychology with an emphasis in educational psychology and has been a counselor at both the elementary and college levels. She resides with her husband and homeschooled son in Long Beach, California.

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