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If you have a special needs or gifted child who is having difficulties in public school, you may want to consider homeschooling. Many parents of special needs and gifted children choose to homeschool because of the flexibility it gives them to design their own schedule and curriculum. Many special needs and gifted children have their own inner clocks and are more alert and focused in the evening or at nigiht. Homeschooling will give you the flexibility to do school work during those windows of time.
Children with ADHD will find it easier to learn at home because there are fewer distrationcs. Children wih learning disabilities can have their school work tailor made for their needs. To learn more about educating special needs and gifted children you can visit LD Online at www.ldonline.org.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|