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Sexual Abuse of the Developmentally Disabled

The very disturbing problem of sexual abuse and sexual assault against developmentally disabled individuals was recently brought to my attention by National Public Radio (NPR). NPR did an episode of Morning Edition and All Things Considered on the subject which you can find on their website at For Some With Intellectual Disabilities, Ending Abuse Starts With […]

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NYS Homeschooling Regs. for Special Needs Students

A version of this post was previously published in 2013. This post contains affiliate links.  Homeschooling Regs for Special Needs: Get Started Homeschooling in NYS Here!   Now that school is out and summer is about half over, some of you may be thinking about homeschooling your special little ones rather than sending them back […]

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The Benefits of Yoga for Children With Special Needs

Bethany attended her very first ever Yoga class for children with special needs three years ago. She has always been anxious when presented with new experiences and anticipating her first yoga class proved to be no exception to that self imposed rule! Knowing that she would also be meeting a new teacher compounded her anxiety. […]

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Special Needs Homeschooling Math Activities

Even though Bethany has passed the age where we are legally required to homeschool her, she still enjoys doing schoolwork! Lately her favorite subject has been math, so I thought I’d give you all a little glimpse of what it’s like to teach math to an eighteen year old who is really more like a […]

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Christian Homeschooler Opposes Secretary of Education, DeVos

Being that I’m a veteran Christian homeschooling mom of 34 years, you’d think I’d be thrilled with the recent voting in of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. She’s is after all, supportive of all the hallmark hot spot issues that most Christian homeschoolers are concerned about. Betsy DeVos supports: limited government School choice/vouchers Religious […]