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Great Homeschool Links
For Special Learners
Toni Hager's new site on developing in-home programs for special learners.
This site has FREE Ditto worksheets and online FLASHCARDS timed at one minute
without bells and whistles to confuse special learners. Plus load of exceptional
articles to help answer questions you may have.
Lessons A set of web lessons presented in Do-It's website.
Technology Lab, University of Washington Disabilities, Opportunities,
Internetworking, and Technology
PROGRAMS TO HELP MOM'S
THEIR OWN LEARNING MATERIALS
A Place to Get Downloads
GROWN-UPS PLACE at http://www.kidsdomain.com/grown.html
is filled with download and ideas for your PC or MAC...enjoy!
Lite Print out free math worksheets. Mathematics Worksheet
Factory Lite will lighten any teacher's workload. With a few clicks
of the mouse Math Worksheets will generate random math problems
covering addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Changing the font or adding a graphics is just as simple. http://www.kidsdomain.com/down/pc/mathfactorylite.html
FunBrain Has OnLine
Products to Help You. Fun brain
has games that our fun and easy for our special learners. and they help
mom when life just gets a bit too crazy.
On-Line Home School Fair
for curriculum purchase
For Special Learners
- SIMPLIFIED LEARNING
Joyce Herzog www.joyceherxog.com
Luke's Life List a great Individualize Education Planner for life
and MAC program for NON VERBALS. Mayer-Johnson
Co. P.O. Box 1579 Solana Beach, CA 92075 USA Phone
800.588.4548 Phone 858.550.0084 Fax 858.550.0449
is a graphics database containing over 3,000 Picture Communication
Symbols (from PCS Books I, II, & III) in bitmapped clip
art form. The program allows you to:
- Make a professional looking
communication display in minutes.
- Quickly find and paste pictures
into your display with a mouse click.
- Make the pictures any size and
with any spacing.
- Print and/or save your display on
disk for later use.
- Print displays in black &
white or color (if you have a color printer).
- Store, name, retrieve, resize, and
paste scanned or custom-drawn pictures.
- Make worksheets, picture
instruction sheets, reading books, journals, or posters. These
may be made in Boardmaker or by pasting the pictures in your
desktop publishing program.
Homeschool Sites Worth Visiting
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CENTER Teresa Kellerman's site filled with tips and ideas
"I think a
mom/caretaker knows a child with special needs better than anyone.
Be flexible, yet firm -- be willing to change the days activities,
but stress that we have school from x to x hours."
SCHOOLHOUSE - Educating the Child with FASD. Discover
Reality-based education, the development of an external brain, what
won't work in managing behavior and more.
Chalkboard Preschool/Kindergarten craft recipes,
art activities, curriculum ideas. Great ideas for homeschool and
parent supported learning! Here are some of my favorite
designed for younger students but they work great for my FASD kids!
Activities | Craft
Recipes | Teacher
Tips | Self-Concept
schooling on a Shoestring - Online
resources to help cut costs while home schooling
Find It - Are
you tired of sifting through tens of thousands of links on the
'mega-sites' trying to find the homeschooling information you need?
Then try Homeschool Find-It! (Searchable database for homeschoolers)
Seek U Find Home Schools & HomeWork: Special Needs
has a list of links that cover many different special needs areas.
Homeschool Resource Page
Looking for links that are organized and easy to find. Check out
Jon's Site. http://www.midnightbeach.com/hs/TOC.f.html
Family Home Page An Alaska Homeschool family site well worth
the visit. Activities, crafts, unit studies...a wonderful place to
Family Homeschool. Ideas and help for working with FAS/E,
ADHD, ADD and learning disabilities. Site owned by www.betterendings.org
which is filled with information for prenatal alcohol exposure,
foster care and adoption.
Homeschool Fellowship: Homeschool FAQs 22 questions
and answers that many have about homeschooling
Children with Special Needs Here are some places to check
out for support & information. I don't know of too many moms
who, at one time or another, hasn't had the painful experience of
stepping on Legos barefoot. You look at these pieces & KNOW
there must be more you can do with them, but what? Let's face it,
the price of some of these kits rivals the most expensive texts, so
we might as well be able to use them for school! Check
this link to learn how to integrate Legos & K'nex into your
HORIZONS FOR LEARNING A building full of ideas
Homeschooling Disabilities Web Site
A great list of links and an excellent site to surf around
NATHAN - National Challenged Home schoolers Associated