Homeschooling Reading Problems
When you are a homeschooling parent it is sometimes difficult to work out if your child has a learning difficulty or if they just need a little more time.
Here is a story from Jennifer Janes who shares about special needs homeschooling and her daughter’s homeschooling reading problems.
By Thanksgiving, I was on reading curriculum number four, and it wasn’t working either. I admitted defeat, began seeking answers, and found a whole new way to homeschool. I learned very quickly that my younger daughter’s learning glitches meant that she needed hands-on activities involving as many senses as possible (multisensory activities) to process, learn, and understand concepts. That’s when my thinking about learning—and the way I homeschool—changed. Read More
This Google hangout video I did with speech pathologist and former homeschooling mum,Alison McDonald, also discusses and explains what to look for if you suspect homeschooling reading problems.
See her website Newcastle Speech Pathology.
Here’s some ideas from Lara on Speech Pathology At Home Using Toys .
And here are some tips for doing Speech Therapy at Home.