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Essential Learning Institute ELI – LDHope.com

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Learning Disability Programs  Learning Institute ELI – Real Measurable Help for Learning Disabilities (ELI), providing tailored programs for struggling students and children with learning disabilities. As many as one in three students will experience the pain of an unidentified learning disability… a major crisis! Understanding and properly identifying these learning problems is the first...
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High IQ Kids

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From free spirit Publishing High IQ Kids Collected Insights, Information, and Personal Stories from the Experts Edited by Kiesa Kay, Deborah Robson, and Judy Fort Brenneman Profoundly gifted kids often get the least help in school. It’s assumed they’re smart enough to succeed on their own, plus teachers (and parents) feel out of their...
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A Is for Autism, F Is for Friend

This book by Joanna L. Keating-Velasco is A Kid’s Book on Making Friends with a child who has autism. The books main character, Chelsea tells us what it is like to live a life with autism. The author writes this: A is for Autism, F is for Friend offers lessons in understanding, acceptance and...
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Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger’s Disorder

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Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger’s Disorder, by Kathryn Stewart “A fully revised and expanded edition of a best-selling classic, this book offers complete information about parenting a child with a nonverbal learning disorder or Asperger’s disorder. This edition includes a new section on anxiety and social anxiety, now commonly held...
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Special Needs At Home Swap List

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The groups description states in part: Special Needs at Home Swap is a mailing list for the buying, selling or trading of used equipment, programs, and curriculum for children who have learning disabilities or have a “special need” in some way. The list is not just for homeschooling parents of kids with unique challenges,...
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A few special needs resources from the Lilting House…

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I found some useful special needs resources from homeschool Mom, Melissa Wiley at her Lilting House Blog. Here are a few of them: Speech Therapy At Home Newborn Hearing Screen: A Piece of Advice Fun With Audiology: Making Ear Molds Be sure to visit her site to explore these and other interesting homeschool resources....
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Special Needs Resources around the Web

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I have been looking for some special needs resources for homeschoolers. Here are a few that I have found via a google search. A-Z Homescool A-Z Homescool- Special Needs Vendors About.com Bay Shore School & Educational Homeschooling Kids With Disabilities If you happen to have any you would like to share, please drop me...
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A Pocket Manual for Advocates

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Recently Janie Bowman wrote to share, A Pocket Manual for Advocates: Information and Resources for Lay Advocates with us and I’m so glad she did because it is definitely one of those resources you will want to bookmark. Part of the introduction reads: A Pocket Manual for Advocates is written for: * Lay advocates....
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Bright Kids at Home

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Bright Kids at Home – www.brightkidsathome.com A practical website geared towards homeschooling and traveling with gifted and talented students. It includes many tips and ideas about gifted homeschooling. There are several pages on identifying and assessing a gifted student at home. There are pages that have ideas about high school record keeping and navigating...
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American Sign Language Resources

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My younger sister is partially deaf and American Sign Language was extremely helpful way for us to communicate with one another when she was very young. As she grew older her speech improved, but we still use sign occasionally. Our entire family took classes and I wondered what type of resources might be available...
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