As a homeschool leader you may need some resources to help you understand a special needs child in your homeschool co-op. Faith Berens, the Special Needs Consultant at the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), shares several resources with host Carol Topp in today’s (16 minute) episode.
HSLDA’s list of resources https://hslda.org/content/strugglinglearner/default.asp
KeyMinistry.org Download their free toolkit
Joni And Friends
CLC Network. Books for children with autism
Let All the Children Come to Me by MaLesa Breedon
Access Ministry downloads such as “20 Ways to Calm a Child”
Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) has Special Needs Consultants for members.
Compassion, HSLDA’s charitable foundation, has grants for special needs and hardship needs including therapy and equipment
Group services attorney Darren Jones can address Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance and legal questions.
Faith Berens can be reached by email at SpecialNeeds@HSLDA.org.
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