June 28, 2018

Summer Holidays: Fun, fizzle, or flame out?

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By Kathy Kuhl     For most families, thoughts of a summer holiday–with family picnics, parades, fireworks, and other patriotic celebrations–are happy thoughts. But for some of us with kids who learn differently, they are times of stress. Are you longing for fireworks without emotional fireworks? Cookouts without meltdowns? Parades without panic? Manage your hopes You […]

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June 14, 2018

Classes for Homeschooled Students: A Hybrid Approach

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By Kathy Kuhl     How do you homeschool? At the kitchen table, in a co-op where you teach, with DVDs or online classes, or via a paid service? I’ve done them all over the years, as have many other homeschooling parents. Do you know all the options? Do your friends who have children struggling in […]

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September 24, 2014

5 Tips for finding the right group activity for your special kid

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(Part 1 of 3 on finding the right extra-curricular activities) by Kathy Kuhl     “Socialization” – the word all homeschoolers hate. Not because we hate socialization, but because relatives and even complete strangers keep asking us about it. As parents of kids with special needs, we want to help our kids develop social skills, just as […]

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