Selected Electronic Discussion Lists for Families Homeschooling Children with Special Needs

HomeschoolingExtraordinaryKids: Thinking Outside the Box
This electronic discussion list focuses on homeschooling children who have learning disabilities or giftedness or some combination of the two. It encourages the sharing of resources and ideas for creating specialized learning programs and materials for unique children.

Homeschooling Special Needs Kidz
This active electronic discussion list is for parents homeschooling children who any type of special need.

Special-Needs-Homeschool: Home School Special Needs Children
This group focuses on families who are homeschooling at least one child who has special needs, many of whom are medically fragile in one way or another.

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2 Comments on “Selected Electronic Discussion Lists for Families Homeschooling Children with Special Needs”

  1. Karen Davis Says:

    Thanks for these links. I get more and more requests from homeschoolers dealing with special needs or folks thinking about homeschooling in response to special needs. These look like great groups!

  2. Adrienne Says:

    Oh, thanks! I’m glad they’re helpful. Two great books on this topic are Homeschooling the Challenging Child by Christine Field and Homeschooling the Child with ADD (and Other Special Needs) by Lenore Colacion Hayes. Both these titles are applicable to wide variety of situations, and both authors are honest, informative, and interesting. Field comes from a more Christian perspective, but not in a way that I think would prevent the title from being useful to non-Christians.


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