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From Tears to Joy: A Special Homeschooling Journey

From Tears to Joy: A Special Homeschooling Journey http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-homeschooling-journey/

Laundry is overflowing in the hampers, the sink is full of dishes, and a mess of incomplete school work is strewn across the dining room table.  Cuddled together under a warm blanket, my son Ethan and I embrace the joy of reading a book together. It was all that could make that otherwise miserable January […]

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6 Ways Homeschooling Improved My Son’s Life and Ability to Communicate

6 Ways Homeschooling Improved My Son’s Life and Ability to Communicate http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/6-ways-homeschooling-improved-my-sons-life-and-ability-to-communicate

My son, now 17, was diagnosed with Asperger’s at age 12, though we knew there was something “different” about him long before then.  I remember going to school for career day and seeing several kids in the hall excitedly greet my son, who just walked right by them without even acknowledging they had spoken to […]

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10 Reasons Homeschooling May Be the Best Choice for Your Child with Autism

10 Ways Homeschooling May Be Better Option

Allow me to introduce myself.  I’m a former elementary school teacher who had no desire to homeschool.  However, the six weeks my son with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) spent in a regular preschool were the worst six weeks of our lives.  He became a completely different child.  Moving to a developmental delay preschool room helped, […]

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