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When Your Child’s Special Needs are Extra Special: Tips for Homeschooling When You Don’t Feel Qualified

Every child is special. Before we go further, know that I know that. I know that all children are special. All of their needs are real. All of their needs are valued. That’s not what this post is about. This post is about the child, who, in a category entitled “special needs,” stands out in […]

Honoring 6 Influential Women Who Changed the Face of Special Needs Education

March 8th is International Women’s Day. Living in a time when women are free, powerful, and influential, it’s difficult to conceive how hard women had to work to carve a path for themselves in the world. Women authors hid their names behind male pseudonyms and initials. Bank accounts were in their husband’s name. The only […]

A Love Letter to Homeschoolers

There comes a time in every homeschooling family’s life when overwhelm takes over, motivation runs dry, and that well of best intentions ends up on the wayside. For days such as these, I remember our ‘why’ behind homeschooling and I remember that support abounds. I felt compelled to write a few words of encouragement and […]