I was asked to blog about what home schooling looks like for us – a military family with special needs children. For starters, we are able to plug into different therapies that are recommended and suggested for my boys because of their needs. One particular type of therapy is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). The recommended ABA therapy is 40 hours per week. Don’t worry about reading that again because it wasn’t a typo…LOL! A full-time job is 40 hours per week, but we are able to complete those 40 hours because we home school. Can you imagine what a 40 hour week ABA therapy workload looks Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
Homeschooling a special needs child is definitely not a simple task. The great news, though, is that even though it’s not easy, it can be very rewarding and is never boring! I have been homeschooling my autistic daughter since she was 3 years old. She will be 17 this summer, so it’s been about 14 years of struggle, work, and tears. It has also been 14 years of love, progress, and encouragement. I definitely believe that, while homeschooling a special needs child is a huge task full of obstacles, it is absolutely worth it! If you have an autistic child, you know that people with autism vary Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.