If you don't have super powers, you will need homeschooling support. Homeschool support is essential for new homeschoolers who are still learning how to home school, and experienced home educators who need advice and encouragement.
Our family has formed friendships and received much needed support as part of a homeschool co-op called Classical Conversations. Here's a video showing some of what we learned in that program:
Here are some ways you can develop an extensive homeschool network:
Homeschooling is great for special needs or gifted children who may slip through the cracks in a traditional classroom. Home education allows you to move at your child's pace and design a curriculum that meets your child's needs.
Here is my interview with Corin Goodwin of Gifted Homeschoolers Forum in which she shares tips for homeschooling gifted children.
Here is my interview with C.J. Rezac of Little Giant Steps in which she shares information about homeschooling children with special needs.
Here's an article in which my friend Christi shares a personal account of homeschooling children with dyslexia, and discusses diagnosis and treatment options.
Remember, you are your child's best advocate!
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