Kathy gives homeschool consultations: your first is free

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By Kathy Kuhl     Want to talk? Wondering what’s involved in my private homeschool consultations. While I’ve been providing them for years, it’s time to let more of you know. I give free 15-minute initial consultations by phone, Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, WhatsApp, and other platforms. The goal is either: for me to answer a question […]

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Helping students who struggle with math, part 1

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By Kathy Kuhl    Most adults know how it feels to struggle with math. But some children feel hopelessness about math every single day. They may struggle for many reasons: fine motor difficulty, poor sense of number, language-based learning disabilities, trouble remembering, fear, or discouragement. But new developments in neuroscience help us understand the difficulties. […]

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Finding an occupational therapist for your child at home

Finding an OT for your child

by Kathy Kuhl        How do you find a good occupational therapist (OT) for your child? Here’s advice from pediatric occupational therapist (and veteran homeschooler) Laurie Chuba. Part 1 of our conversation, Occupational therapy at home during COVID-19, is here.) Most OTs work for either a school district, a clinic, or in private […]

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Join Kathy at Homeschooling Special Needs Online Conference: Lifetime Access

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Homeschooling Special Needs Online Conference: Lifetime access Get your ticket with this link and support Kathy’s work helping parents of kids who learn differently! On July 21, the Homeschooling Special Needs Online Conference opens. Join Kathy and dozens of other special needs homeschool speakers, with dozens of workshops to watch at your convenience. Featuring: Dr. […]

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Occupational therapy at home during COVID-19

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by Kathy Kuhl — This spring, I’ve been speaking with pediatric occupational therapist Laurie Chuba of Learning Integrations.  A veteran homeschooler, she helps children who are homeschooled or in private school. We discussed how COVID-19 was affecting her students with learning challenges and their therapy. But first, Why might my child need an occupational therapist? […]

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My talks for parents “crisis homeschooling” during pandemic

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by Kathy Kuhl         Crisis schooling, emergency homeschooling, school at home, mandatory distance learning–what do you call what you do? And if it’s hard for families with neurotypical children, what about the rest of us? With families home with struggling learners because of the school closings, I’m speaking online more. Parents who […]

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Homeschool without sitting (much)

By Kathy Kuhl             How do I get my children to sit and work? (Part 4 of the Coronavirus Homeschool Survival Guide. The series begins here. For the post on why kids can’t sit still and how to help, click here.) It’s difficult for many parents–both experienced homeschoolers and parents helping […]

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