Positive Support for Challenges

Links to helpful resources and positive support for a wide range of physical disabilities, ADD issues, autism, Downs,"giftedness," and other special needs...

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Another Path
An extensive site with information and links to resources for homeschooling deaf or hard of hearing children.

Auditory Discrimination in Depth program from Lindamood-Bell
is available on CD-ROM and in workshops. They also have other programs to develop the sensory-cognitive processes for the severely learning disabled to the academically gifted-ages 5 years through adult.

Blindness/Visual Impairments
Links to helpful organizations and resources and other helpful sites.

A reassuringly helpful article "Ten Steps to Successfully Homeschooling Children with Special Needs," with links to other good resources.

Charlotte Mason on Special Needs
Incorporating the Charlotte Mason philosophy into special need situtations.

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
Programs and resource suggestions for the blind or visually impaired.

Deafness/Hard of Hearing
General information, feature articles, a chat room, bulletin board, plus recommended books (including children’s) and videos, and a link to signing dictionaries.

Deafness &Hearing Impairment –
A large collection of original content, Internet resources, and K-12 lesson plans drawn from around the world.

Different Roads to Learning
A catalog of learning materials and playthings for children with special needs.

Disabilities Awareness Webring
A webring connecting in a circular fashion the home pages of other disabilities-related sites.

Distance Education:
Access Guidelines for Students with Disabilities from Chancellor’s Office California Community Colleges

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology. Includes career and college information.

Dyslexia Symptoms and Dyslexia Signs
A site of information, links, and articles dyslexia issues.

Ron Davis Dyslexia Site
Explores the positive talents that give rise to dyslexia, and Davis’ own personal experience (as a dyslexic) and knowledge about the best ways for dyslexic people to learn.

Exceptional Parent Magazine
A popular magazine with information, support, ideas, encouragement and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities.

A to Z Home’s Cool Homeschooling's annotated links to sites and resources for homeschooling the Gifted.

Homeschooling With Special Challenges
A section from HSC’s guidebook, Empowering Families:Starting the Homeschool Journey. Includes articles detailing how to work with the system in CA, as well as helpful resource information.

Laureate Special Needs Software
Offers a variety of programs for language acquisition for severe to milder needs.

Living With Autism
A variety of resources and support for parents of autistic children, including an email list for those homeschooling.

NATHHAN, National Challenged Homeschoolers Association
A Christian network supporting families with special educational needs.

Parent’s Active for Vision Education
Education, resource and support organization whose mission is to raise public awareness of the crucial relationship between vision and achievement. P.A.V.E. was founded by parents and teachers with children in their homes and classrooms who had suffered the effects of undiagnosed vision skill problems.

Recorded Books
Thousands of unabridged titles by favorite authors, narrated by critically acclaimed actors.

Recordings for the Blind & Dyslexic.
Non-profit group for those with documented visual impairment, learning disability or other physical disability which makes reading standard print difficult or impossible.

The Shrine and Shriners Hospital
A service fraternity that provides free medical services for orthopedically challenged and burn victims.

Spanish Language K-100
Resources for English as a second language students, as well as Internet sites or resources for Spanish speakers, and resources for teaching/learning in Spanish.

Upside! Down’s Syndrome
an informal society of individuals, parents, and friends involved with the world of Down Syndrome.

WoW Vision Therapy Centers
A good collection of articles and resources having to do with vision skill deficiencies and therapy.

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