Resources for Parents                                                          compiled by Kathy Kuhl

For Homefires’ Online Teleconference                                                 October 28, 2010

 

I give free 20 minute phone consultations. To request one, e-mail Kathy@LearnDifferently.com.  My website, www. LearnDifferently.com, provides articles, reviews, links. My newsletter has book reviews, tips and links every month.

 

Understanding Special Needs
see also chapters 6 & 7 of my book, Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner
*Brock & Fernette Eide, The Mislabeled Child: Looking Beyond Behavior to Find the      True Sources—and Solutions—for Children’s Learning Challenges.
Reviewed here: http://www.learndifferently.com/HSBookReviews.htm#Eide

 

Sharon Hensley’s Home Schooling Children with Special Needs Reviewed here:  http://www.learndifferently.com/HSBookReviews.htm#Hensley
Joyce Herzog, Learning in Spite of Labels

 

*On auditory processing, read Teri James Bellis, When the Brain Can’t Hear

 

Teaching tips—see chapters 10, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21 of my book as well as:

Melinda Boring, Heads Up Helping! Teaching Tips and Techniques for Working with ADD, ADHD, and other Children with Challenges.

Reviewed here: http://www.learndifferently.com/HSBookReviews.htm#Boring
(Melinda sells other great books and educational tools at her website: http://www.headsupnow.com/
Discipline
Betsy Hart, It Takes a Parent
Kevin Leman’s books on parenting
Thomas Phelan’s books on using token systems to improve behavior,
including 1-2-3-Magic

 

Anger/Managing Feelings
Sam Goldstein, Robert Brooks, and Sharon Weiss, Angry Children, Worried Parents.
Elizabeth Crary’s Dealing With Feelings series, including I’m Mad, I’m Frustrated.

Support—see chapters 25 and 26 of my book and also:

NATHHAN: the National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network:  Christian group offering wonderful resources: a newsletter, lending library, online forums.
http://www.nathhan.com/

 

Social skills—see chapter 24 of my book for more resources:

*Future Horizons helps those with autism, and has good resources on developing social skills, whether the person is autistic or not. http://www.fhautism.com/
*Cathi Cohen, Raise Your Child’s Social I.Q.

Reviewed here: http://www.learndifferently.com/HSBookReviews.htm#Cohen

 

*Item not mentioned in the interview, due to lack of time.