July 28, 2015

When fireworks aren’t pretty

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By Kathy Kuhl Fireworks aren’t so pretty–when they happen at the kitchen table. When my son was in school, some days he’d be so frustrated from trying to decode those dancing letters and not be distracted by his classmates, that he’d come home ready to explode. We homeschooled him for grades 4-12, which helped. But […]

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July 21, 2015

Hidden Cost of Learning Disabilities for Family Life

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When we find out a child has a learning disability, we often first think of how he or she struggles with academic work. It’s easy to overlook the hidden costs and the hidden pain of learning disabilities. Sarah Entine unveils how learning disabilities affect family and social life in her engaging, honest, award-winning film, Read […]

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July 14, 2015

Can’t see beyond your paperwork?

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By Kathy Kuhl Last month I had the privilege of walking to Myrtle Falls, in Mt. Rainier National Park. (Thanks, Washington Homeschool Organization, for having me speak at your convention. What a beautiful state!) Dazzled by the beauty of the massive volcano and its glaciers, we walked through John Muir’s favorite Alpine meadow, with gorgeous […]

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July 07, 2015

Traveling with exceptional children

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By Kathy Kuhl The young businesswoman walked by me at San Diego airport last month. She paused, turned, looked at the baby in my arms, beamed, and said, “She’s absolutely perfect.” I thanked her, but felt compelled to add, “She cried all the way from New York.” “She’s beautiful,” the woman said, smiled again, and […]

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July 02, 2015

Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Book review

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Review by Kathy Kuhl The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries through the Unique Perspectives of Autism by Temple Grandin and Sean Barron. 383 pages. Future Horizons. We all know people who need help learning how to get along with others. Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Barron, two very different successful adults with […]

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