Special Needs Children in a Homeschool Co-op

In this episode, Faith Berens explains to host Carol Topp how a homeschool co-op can welcome a child with special needs. #Homeschool #PodcastSpecial needs children can be a challenge for a homeschool group leader. In this episode, Faith Berens, Special Needs Consultant at the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) explains to host Carol Topp how a homeschool co-op can welcome a child with special needs.

In this episode of the Homeschool CPA podcast, Faith shared:

• All children want to feel welcomed
• Tips for accommodating a child with special needs including using intake forms and having a pre-visit time
• Why asking “How can we support you?” is so helpful to a parent
• A helpful book to read aloud to children, Just the Way I am: God’s Good Design and Disability
• A resource for homeschool leaders Homeschooling Children with Special Needs by Sharon Hensley
• The website Understood.org has helpful videos and a podcast

HSLDA’s list of resources https://hslda.org/content/strugglinglearner/default.asp

Faith Berens can be reached at SpecialNeeds@HSLDA.org

The next episode (#172) Faith will share some more resources and practical tools for homeschool leaders to help families of children with special needs.

 

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