Special Needs/Learning Disabilities
BOOKS & ARTICLES
Below are some good books to get started with. Also visit our Suggested Reading page for a list of books under the heading "Teaching Children With Special Needs/Learning Challenges/Disabilities."
Home Schooling Children With Special Needs by Sharon C. Hensley
"Homeschooling Special Needs Children" - Chris Klicka (sadly, he passed away several years ago after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis). Chris understood suffering.
In Their Own Way: Discovering and Encouraging Your Child's Personal Learning Style by Thomas Armstrong - Sometimes what we view as a problem is really a different type of learning style or intelligence.
Home School Legal Defense Association Resources for struggling learners. Their national organizations listing is here.
NATHHAN NEWS — NATional cHallenged Homeschoolers Associated Network Provides encouragement for families homeschooling special-needs children. Many articles are older, but still helpful.
YOUNG ADULTS WITH LEARNING CHALLENGES
LD OnLine Resources for college prep., college or training, and life
Resources for Job Seekers job help for people with Learning Disabilities
Also see College/Career page for College/Apprenticeship/Trade School information.
Homeschool Consultant for Dyslexia
Cyndi Ringoen - Spokane, WA
Judy Russell - Vancouver, WA
Lonnie Smith - Vancouver, WA
Marilee Coots - Based in CA. Travels to Portland every four months. Ongoing support is via phone, email & fax.