March 10, 2022

Math teaching strategies that work: Marilyn Zecher’s Multisensory Math

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by Kathy Kuhl     As I teach parents how to teach math better, I’ve wished everyone could learn from the expert who taught me Multisensory math, Marilyn Zecher. And you can! Marilyn has offers recorded webinars and workshops teaching her Multisensory Math Approach. It’s easy to create a free account there and have a […]

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January 23, 2022

Misconceptions about homeschooling

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by Kathy Kuhl What misconceptions keep parents from enjoying homeschool: a customized education for their kids and teens with ADHD and other learning challenges? (From a recent talk for CHADD of Northern Virginia/Washington DC. Link to the talk and resources for the curious are below.) The other day, my neighbor told me she is so […]

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January 07, 2022

Shaping homeschool for dyslexic students

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by Kathy Kuhl      This week, a mother wrote: Hi Kathy, I am homeschooling my five kids. We have found out that our oldest (9 years old) has dyslexia. And I have realized that I have also have dyslexia. I have been doing the Barton tutoring with him. Which has helped a ton! But […]

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April 08, 2021

Distractible and Dyslexic? Help from Carol Barnier

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By Kathy Kuhl           Know anyone who is both distractible and dyslexic? I do, and I love to find ways to help them. Carol Barnier is a friend who shares my passion for helping these students. She is an author, speaker, and homeschool veteran. I love her humor, compassion, practicality, and […]

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September 04, 2020

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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September 04, 2020

Helping students who struggle with math, part 2

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By Kathy Kuhl     Does your child struggle with math? Last time I discussed how handwriting struggles or attitudes of fear, discouragement, or despair can keep your child or teen from learning math. (Visit that post.) Today let’s look at three other ways students struggle–and how to help! 3. Develop their Sense of Number […]

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August 21, 2020

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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June 30, 2020

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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June 16, 2020

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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April 01, 2020

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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