Special Situations

Other Concerns and Circumstances

Military Homeschoolers, Foreign Homeschooling
Military Homeschoolers This file compliments of The American Homeschool Association and used here by permission.

Special Needs/Handicapped Kids
Why Children Are Not for Screening, Larry and Susan Kaseman (MA/06) Screening is highly controversial. It is based on the premise that if children do not develop physical, mental, and social skills according to a fairly specific timetable, "professionals" need to intervene and give the children remedial help.

Special Needs Resources This file compliments of The American Homeschool Association and used here by permission.

Homeschooling Chronically Ill or Disabled Students, by Leese Griffith (J/A 95) Clearly, homeschooling is not only a viable option for these families - it's a strength. You and I might have the tendency to feel sorry for these parents, but each one stated that their medical crisis has tightened bonds in their families that homeschooling alone wouldn't have. ADD, ADHD, LD and other forms of Alphabet Soup

Interview with Thomas Armstrong, by Janie Bowman (N/D 96) I think that homeschooling can be a means of social change in that it provides an opportunity to stop the patterns ... and to create something new, to inject some new ideas, to give the child opportunity.

Attention Deficit Disorder This group of articles and informative short piece on Attention Deficit Disorder was originally published as a Special Feature Section in the May-June 1998 issue of Home Education Magazine