Special Needs/Learning Challenges
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.
Joyce Herzog Offers her writings and personal counseling, resources.
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. Membership includes a newsletter and lending-library privileges, as well as other information useful for those schooling special-needs children. 208-267-6246, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Parents Rearing and Educating Autistic Children in Christian Homes (PREACCH) This organization offers e-mail support.
Special Homeschoolers of WA Yahoo Group
(An email support/resource for homeschoolers facing various challenges and special needs)
Contact: Patti Durovchic (360) 887-1664, email: email@example.com
Royal Ridges Retreat
Christian Summer Camps and Horseman Camps
Silver Buckle Ranch
Working Ranch - Therapy Programs
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.