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July 19, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Neches Phelps sharing about her family’s homeschool inclusion story as we celebrate SPED Homeschool Awareness month all of July. #inclusion #awareness #homeschool Other topics covered in this episode: Leveling Out the Inclusion See-Saw Through Homeschooling COVID Coerced Special Education Homeschool Trials Fostering Sibling Inclusion with Homeschooling Building Healthy Homeschool Mom Boundaries
July 12, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Dawn Spence sharing her family’s homeschooling story as we celebrate SPED Homeschool Awareness month all of July. #awareness #specialeducation #schoolathome Other topics included in this interview: Homeschooling with the Right Foundation Why Homeschooling Eases Learning Pressures Teaching Homeschool Subjects You Struggle With Homeschooling Schedules that Work for Struggling Learners
July 5, 2020
Our special guest week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Barb Blakeslee, M. Ed., author and founder of My Keys Consulting LLC. Barb shared with us about "Enhancing Your Teen's Ability to Transition Well" #transitionplanning #goals #highschool Other topics included in this interview: Basics of Special Education Transition Plans Involving Students in their High School Transition Planning Incorporating Transition Planning into a Student’s Transcript Building Soft Skills and Vocational Skills into a Student’s Transcript
June 28, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations will be Vicki Tillman, homeschool mom, curriculum developer at 7 Sisters Homeschool, Counselor and Life Coach. Vicki shared with us about "Let's Talk About Teens and Mental Health" #teens #mentalhealth #motivation
June 21, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Ruth Meed, BA, MAT, MS, Educational Consultant, 27 year veteran teacher/childcare worker, and Best Selling Co-Author. Ruth shared with us about "Tools for Helping Your Homeschooled Teen Develop Learning Independence" #specialeducation #homeschool #independentstudy Here is the link to access the resources Ruth has created to help your student gain independence: https://wispy-firefly-4775.ck.page/b211ed3dfc Other topics included in this interview: 5 Reasons for Helping Your Teen Develop Independence Self-Management Sub-Skills for Students 3 Steps to Teaching Students to Self-Manage Using Mnemonics to Teach Teens Self-Management
June 14, 2020
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Vickie Brett and Amanda Selogie, Founders & Executive Directors of the Inclusive Education Project. Vickie and Amanda shared on "What You Need to Know About Accommodations After High School" #college #accommodations #iep Other topics covered in this episode: What Your Student Needs for Requesting College Accommodations Examples of College Accommodations and Programs for Neurodiverse Students Differences in Disability Education Law for Pre and Post High School Students Incorporating Post-High School Goals Throughout Your Student’s Schooling Years
June 7, 2020
Peggy Ployhar, the Founder and CEO of SPED Homeschool covers what it takes to get started homeschooling, how to avoid and conquer common pitfalls, and how to homeschool special education through high school. This talk is filled with practical advice from her experience in the trenches of homeschooling for 18 years and in working for over 15 years as a special needs homeschooling consultant. This video is a talk Peggy does at many homeschooling conferences in the U.S. and even abroad and was recorded originally for the free Homeschooling Autism conference that took place the last week of March 2020.
May 31, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Karim Morato, Spanish instructor and curriculum designer of Spanish Educational Solutions LLC. Karim shared with us about "Get the Most of Self-Paced Courses While Still Supporting Your Struggling Learner" Other topics covered in this episode: The Ultimate Homeschool Planning Question How to Successfully Choose Curriculum for Your Student Homeschool Evaluation Strategies for Busy Parents Weighing the Differences of Online Courses, Tools, and Instructors
May 24, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversation's was Heather Walton, Educational Consultant at A+ Education Solutions. Heather will be sharing on the topic "Outsourcing Learning Tools for Diverse Learners" #homeschool #curriculum #tutors #onlineclasses Other topics covered in this episode: Outsourcing Options for Homeschooling Diverse Learners How to Start Outsourcing Homeschool Teaching for Unique Learners Questions Parents Should Ask When Considering Outsourcing Home Education Balancing Outsourcing and In-Home Homeschooling
May 17, 2020
Our special guest this Tuesday on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Brenda K. Murphy Ph.D., President SailAway® Learning. Brenda shared with us about "How to Use Your Homeschool Resources Most Effectively" #curriculum #homeschooling #parentresources Other topics covered in this video are: Learning from Your COVID-19 Schooling Experience Parents are their Child’s Ultimate Homeschool Resource Good Teaching is a Conversation Importance of Early Intervention on a Students Self-Esteem
May 10, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Ashley Gilbert, homeschool mom, Life Coach and Founder of I Can, LLC and Co-Founder of Ground Zero. Ashley shared with us on "Protecting Your Kids Online in your Homeschool" #onlinesafety #kidsonline #parenting Other topics covered in this interview are: COVID-19 Internet Safety Precautions for Families Developing a Family Culture of Internet Safety Using Internet Filters to Maintain Your Family Boundaries Help! My Child is Addicted to Internet Pornography
May 3, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Shelly Longenecker, Founder & Owner of Dinner for a Dollar. Shelly shared with us about "How to Save Time on an Allergy-Friendly Diet" #diet #timesaving #busymom Other topics covered in this interview are: Fast Batch Cooking to Save Time Switch This to Add Variety to Batch Cooked Dinners Reduce Food Waste by Getting Out of the Recipe Box Eat Healthier Now by Making This One Change
April 26, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations is Ashley Campbell, homeschool mom, vlogger/podcaster at Daily Encouragement. Ashley shared with us about "Dethroning Fear and Embracing Purpose in Your Homeschool" #fear #purpose #homeschooling Other topics covered in this interview are: How Personal Insecurities Undermine Your Homeschooling Moving Beyond Pleasing Others in How You Homeschool Narrowing Down Your Homeschool Purpose and Plan Boldly Face Your Homeschooling Fears
April 19, 2020
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was two homeschooling consultants from HomeLife Academy, Margie Abbitt and Amanda Bragg. Margie and Amanda from HomeLife Academy shared with us about "Strategies to Prevent Homeschool Burnout" #strategies #homeschool #burnout Other topics covered in this interview are: Avoiding the Public School at Home Trap Why Fun is Essential to Avoiding Homeschool Burnout Ideas for Enlisting Homeschool Support Helpers How to Avoid the ‘Books Equal Learning’ Trap
April 12, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Natalie Mack, homeschool mom, Bling Fashionista, and CEO of Bella Bling by Natalie. Natalie shared with us about "Bringing Out the Beauty Within You" #beauty #selfimage #mom Other topics covered in this interview are: Believing Your Way to a More Beautiful You When Your Daughter Struggles with Self-Image Embrace Your Unique Beauty by Developing A Brand When Accessories Enhance Your Beauty
April 5, 2020
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations were Pam Gates and Breanna Stewart, Educational Consultants and Co-Owners of Connect Education. Pam and Breanna shared with us about "Practical Ways to Improve Your Child’s Working Memory" #memory #auditoryprocessing #rightbrain Other topics covered in this interview are: Does Your Child Need Midline Therapy? Visual Memory for Teaching Struggling Students How Embedded Visuals Help Students with Memory Issues Teaching Spelling Using Visual Embedding
March 29, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Alison Morrow, Homeschool mom and Co-Founder of GoodSchooling. Alison shared with us on the topic "Yes, You CAN Homeschool A Struggling Learner" #strugglinglearner #homeschool #specialed Other topics covered in this interview are: Avoiding Learning Regression During COVID-19 School Closures Deschooling as Your First Step to Start Homeschooling Advantages of Homeschooling a Struggling Learner Can a Parent Really Teach Better Than an Educational Professional? How Homeschooling Integrates Learning into Everyday Life
March 22, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Sarah Collins,MSOT, OTR/L and owner of Collins Academy Therapy Services. Sarah shared with us about "The Impact and Development of Pre-Writing Skills for Greater Learning" #handwriting #learningactivites #OT Other topics covered in this episode are: Fun At-Home Activities to Improve Handwriting Skills Simple Methods for Promoting Good Writing Posture Easy At-Home Ideas for Building Your Child’s Fine Motor Skills
March 15, 2020
Our special guest this week was Tyler Hogan homeschool graduate & dad and President of Bright Ideas Press. Tyler shared with us about "Beyond Testing: Alternative Assessment Methods" #assessment #homeschool #measurelearning Other topics covered in this episode: Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Evaluate A Homeschool Student Using Questioning to Evaluate A Homeschool Student Using Problems to Evaluate a Homeschool Student Using Projects to Evaluate a Homeschool Student
March 8, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Tasha Douglas, Owner/ CEO/ Educational Diagnostician at TOP Assessment & Consulting, LLC. Tasha shared with us about "Strategies for Struggling Learners" #strugglinglearner #homeschool #strategies Other topics covered in this episode: Ways to Slow Down to Increase Your Homeschooling Effectiveness Helping Your Homeschooled Student Stay Focused and Motivated Reading Strategies for Struggling Learners Math Strategies for Struggling Learners
March 1, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Cheryl Swope, Author of Simply Classical. Cheryl shared with us about "Adoption, Special Needs, and Homeschooling" #adoption #homeschool #specialneeds Other topics covered in this episode: A Gentle Way to Confront Homeschooling Opposition Advocating and Assisting to Meet Your Child’s Specific Needs Homeschooling Your Dependent Child into Adulthood Transition Goal Setting for Older Students with Special Needs
February 23, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Ethan Demme, foster dad & President and CEO of Demme Learning. Ethan shared with us about "Connecting with Your Adopted or Foster Child So They Can Learn and Grow" #fosterparent #homeschool #learning Other topics covered in this episode: The Importance of Setting Priorities as a Foster Parent Helping a Foster Child Develop Empathy Teaching Healthy Love to a Foster Child How Connecting First Improves Learning Outcomes
February 16, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Cindy LaJoy, homeschool and adoptive mom & creator of Blue Collar Homeschool. Cindy shared with us about "Creating Positive Learning Environments from Challenging Homeschooling Situations" #adoption #homeschool #teens Other topics included in this broadcast: Strategies for Teaming Up with Your Special Needs Teen Overcoming Homeschooling Fears to Help Your Adopted Child Moving on to Learn New Skills is Not Giving Up on Your Child The Most Important Skills to Teach Any Student
February 9, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Jennifer Cullimore, former Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist and adoptive homeschooling mom who is a.k.a - The Therapy Mama on YouTube and Teachers Pay Teachers. Jennifer shared with us about "Creating a Joyful Adoptive Home" #joy #adoption #homeschooling Other topics covered in this broadcast: Creating Meaningful Memories with Adopted Children Finding Joy in Difficult Situations Why You Need Community to Maintain Joy Celebrating Your Adopted Child’s Unique Joys
February 2, 2020
Managing Life, Homeschooling, & Business with Chronic Illness Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Tricia Soderstrom, Founder of Abounding in Hope with Lyme. Tricia shared with us about "Managing Life, Homeschooling, & Business with Chronic Illness" #chronicillness #homeschool #schedule Other topics covered in this episode: Tactics for Combating Worry and Fear Risk Management for Your Homeschool Why You Can’t – and Shouldn’t – Do It All How Attentiveness Develops Joy
January 26, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Aimee Smith, author, speaker, homeschool mom, and blogger at AimeeSmith.com. Aimee shared with us about "Scheduling and Cultivating Rest" #homeschool #rest #habits Other topics covered in this episode: How Margin Benefits Your Homeschool Cultivating a Restful Heart in an Restless World 3 Simple Ways to Cultivate Mental Rest in Your Life Building Restful Habits that Work for You
January 19, 2020
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Shelly Longenecker, Founder & Owner of Dinner for a Dollar. Shelly shared with us about "How to Save Money on an Allergy-Friendly Diet" #allergyfriendly #budget #groceries Other topics covered in this broadcast: Dramatic Life Changes Require a Strong “Why” How Food Habits Affect Your Grocery Budget Planning Your Food System Instead of Just Your Meals How Your Grocery Budget is Affected by Food Needs and Wants
December 22, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Jennifer Henn – the Well-Adjusted Homeschooler, homeschool mom, author, speaker, and consultant. Jennifer shared on "Food Allergy Diet Burnout: Kids, Teens, and Holidays" #foodallergy #parenting #diet #podcast #holidays #howto Other topics included in this broadcast: Finding Peace When Health Issues Require Mom’s Self-Care to Be Prioritized Recognizing Eating as a Social Experience Planning Against Food-Allergy Diet Burnout When Your Teen Cheats on their Allergy Diet
December 15, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Anglea Fuller, Founder of Food Allergy Families of the Triad. Anglea shared with us about "Food-Allergy Holiday Planning, Packing, & Traveling Tips" #foodallergy #parenting #travelwithkids #packingtips Other topics included in this broadcast: Food-Allergy Safe Family Travel Planning Sourcing and Packing Allergy-Friendly Groceries When Traveling Packable Food-Allergy Friendly Snacks and Meals Helping Others Understand and Support Your Food-Allergy Needs
December 9, 2019
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations were Chris & Claudia Diaz, authors, and special needs homeschooling parents. Chris and Claudia shared about "Combating Picky Eaters and Limited Diets" #foodtherapy #pickyeaters #limiteddiets #autism Other topics in this conversation: Is Feeding Therapy a Good Option for Your Picky Eater? Identifying Underlying Issues in Picky Eaters Reframing Eating Through 6 Simple Steps Using Exploration to Increase Food Integration
December 1, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Anita Gibson, author, speaker, and educational strategist. Anita shared on "How to Unify Your Family" #family #unity #homeschooling Other topics included in this episode are: Importance of Transparency for Family Unity Keeping Parenting Anger in Check Answering the Question: Should I Homeschool? How Homeschooling CAN Create A Better Family
November 25, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Darla Beam, leadership and life coach at Darla Beam Leadership & Coaching. Darla shared with us on "How to REALLY Celebrate the Holidays without Compromising Your Family Values" #family #values #holiday Other topics covered in this episode: Taking Steps to Make Memorable Holiday Experiences Having Successful Conversations About Adapting Family Traditions Setting Boundaries for Healthy Family Gatherings Putting Down Holiday Hurts and Stepping Forward in Joy
November 17, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Steve Demme, Creator of Math-U-See and Founder of Building Faith Families. Our discussion with Steve was about “Faith, Family, & Special Needs" #specialneeds #family #faith #homeschooling Other topics covered in this episode: What Our Special Needs Children Can Teach Us About God The Imperfect Juggle of Special Needs and Family Needs A Bigger Vision for Your Special Needs Child’s Future How Homeschool Groups Can Work Towards Special Needs Inclusion To find out more about Steve and his website Building Faith Families go to http://www.buildingfaithfamilies.org/ To find out more about SPED Homeschool visit our website at https://spedhomeschool.com/ Subscribe to our channel https://www.youtube.com/c/spedhomeschool?sub_confirmation=1 SPED Homeschool - Empowering parents today...so their students have successful tomorrows!
November 10, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Lara Lee, author, illustrator, blogger, and special needs mom. Lara shared with us about "Reconciling Disabilities, the Church, and Your Family" #family #disability #church #specialneeds Other topics covered in this episode: Theological Flaws Exposed by Disabilities How Disabilities Glorify God Sorting Out Healing, Faith, and Disabilities How a Disability Can Be Part of Your Child’s Calling
November 3, 2019
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations were Cheryl-Annette Parker, a representative from Signing Time, as well as ASL interpreter and homeschool mom Christina Mosleh, and ASL interpreter Emilia Wann. Cheryl, Christina, and Emilia shared and signed our discussion on "Using Sign Language to Enhance Learning." #ASL #homeschooling #signlanguage #secondlanguage Other topics covered in this conversation were: How Sign Language Can Help Students with Dyslexia Expanding Spelling Skills Through Sign Language The Power of Incorporating Sign Language into Daily Routines Using Sign It ASL as a Homeschool Sign Language Resource Use this link to find the list of resources referenced in this broadcast: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Io--U7btPSoRlYvwvZpbqQx3CE20mLF9/view?usp=sharing
October 27, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Dr. Marion Blank, a world-renowned literacy and language expert who developed and served as Co-Director of the Columbia University Developmental Neuropsychiatry Program for Autism and Related Disorders. Marion shared with us about "Enhancing Language in All Children with Autism" #autism #languageskills #homeschooling Other topics included in this episode are: Understanding the Difference Between Language and Communication Why ABA Restricts Language Development in Children with Autism How Questioning Undermines Language Development in Children with Autism Ways Parents Can Effectively Encourage Language Development in Children with Autism
October 20, 2019
This week on SPED Homeschool Conversations our guest was Dr. Erika M. Olimpiew from Emotive Computing, LLC. Erika shared with us on the topic of “Helping Young Adults with Autism Recognize and Communicate Their Emotions” #autism #socialskills #emotionalregulation #homeschool Other topics covered in this episode: Using Personal Challenges to Stretch Social Skills Tips for Requesting Social Situation Modification Attentional Deployment Tactics for High Anxiety Tasks Sorting Out Situations with Cognitive Reappraisal Techniques References used in this broadcast: [1] Fagin, Gary. The Artist’s Complete Guide to Facial Expression. New York, New York: Watson-Guptill Publications,1990. [2] Gross, James, J.“The Emerging Field of Emotion Regulation: An Integrative Review,” Review of General Psychology, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 271-299. [3] Mataya, Kerry, Ruth Aspyand Hollis Shaffer. Talk With Me. Lenexa, Kansas: AAPC Publishing, 2017. [4] McGuire, Saundra. How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation. Sterling, Virginia : Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2015. [5] McIlweeMyers, Jennifer. How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger’s.Arlington, Texas: Future Horizons, 2010.
October 13, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Carole Zangari, a professional SLP, and owner of the website PrAACtical AAC. Carole shared on "Free & Low-Cost Resources to Support AAC Learners". #AAC #homeschool #free #lowcost Other topics covered in this interview: Free AAC Core Vocabulary Lesson Plans Free AAC Resources Offered by Cough Drop Resource for Converting Your Child's High-Tech AAC Screen to No-Tech Free Books, Videos, and Music for Teaching AAC Core Words Use this link to view or download a PDF of Carole's slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwvOnl2nG7m7NHRqbDRJZXFHN1JNQU9RN25ManVHU2FRQWln/view?
October 6, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Rose-Marie Gallagher, a special educator, trainer & curriculum adaptation specialist as well as a blogger at Adapting Creatively. Rose-Marie shared on "Practical Ways for Teaching Nonverbal Learners." #nonverbal #learning #AAC #homeschool Also included in this interview is the following sub-topics: Why Trust is So Important When Using AAC for Communication The Benefits of Low-Tech AAC for Complex Learning Evaluating a Nonverbal Child Using AAC Testing Spelling Knowledge Using AAC Here is a link to the resources shared by Rose-Marie in this full episode: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HtGw1J5cEjMoQUR80wt4KTAonRc3NlkpxVWpQbpjEHg/edit?usp=sharing
September 29, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Michael Maloney, Founder of The Maloney Method which uniquely incorporates four educational strategies into one all-encompassing system (behavioral objectives, behavioral management, direct instruction, and precision teaching). Michael shared on "How Direct Instruction Helps Parents Teach Struggling Readers" #reading #curriculum #homeschool Other topics covered: Why Sequence Matters When Teaching Reading Pacing Instruction Based on Your Student's Reading Instructional Tips for Helping a Struggling Reader Direct Instruction Verses Orton-Gillingham for Reading Instruction
September 22, 2019
This episode of SPED Homeschool Conversations our special guest for Dr. Marion Blank, a world-renowned literacy and language expert who developed and served as Co-Director of the Columbia University Developmental Neuropsychiatry Program for Autism and Related Disorders. Other subjects covered Included this interview: The Language of Literature Using Videos to Teach Literacy to Non-Readers How Informative Text Builds Reading Comprehension Increasing Visual Sequencing for Reading Success Why Phonics Fails Most Children #reading #comprehension #homeschool
September 15, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Barbara Steinberg, M.Ed., Founder & Owner of PDX Reading Specialist, LLC. Barbara shared with us about "Ways Parents Can Help a Struggling Reader" #reading #homeschool #strugglingreader Other topics covered in this interview were: How Audiobooks Help Students Access Text at Their Intellect Level The Sweet Spot Between Reading Accommodations & Remediation Why Accommodations are Important for Struggling Learners Encouraging Your Smart, Yet Struggling Reader
September 8, 2019
Our special guest this Tweek on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Daniel Franklin, Ph.D., BCET, author of Helping Your Child with Language-Based Learning Disabilities and founder and president of Los Angeles-based Franklin Educational Services, Inc. #LBLD #reading #thisability
September 1, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Renee Sullins, homeschool mom, Life Coach for Teens & Adults and owner of Renee Sullins Coaching. Renee shared on "Effective Methods for Coaching Your Teen Towards Independence" #teen #homeschool #independentwork Other topics covered in this episode are: Helping Your Teen Move Past Procrastination and Towards Success How Self-Assessment Increases Independence in Teens Opening the Door to Your Teen's Perspective for Better Communication Increasing Independence in Teens with ADHD
August 25, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Tyler Hogan, president of Bright Ideas Press, homeschool graduate, homeschool dad, and author of Demystifying Learning Styles. Tyler shared on "Moving Beyond Learning Styles for Successful Learning Outcomes" #homeschool #learningstyles #memory #intelligence Other topics covered in this Elaborative Rehearsal for Improved Learning Memory Minimizing Ineffective Cognitive Load for Effective Learning Shepherding Your Child's Unique Intelligence Rethinking Testing in Your Homeschool
August 18, 2019
Solidifying Math Concepts Beyond the Curriculum Our special guest this week was Raj Valli, CEO of Thinkster Math plus two of the Thinkster Math tutors. This hour's roundtable discussion was on the subject "Solidifying Math Concepts Beyond Your Curriculum" #math #curriculum #homeschool Other topics included in this video are: How Math Facts Lead to Math Success Making Math an Immersive Experience Help! My Child is Afraid of Word Problems Helping Your Student Get Beyond Math Anxiety
August 11, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Melissa Ragan, the Chief Academic Officer at ONEder, a company which offers an ever-expanding suite of transition curriculum packages. Melissa shared on "Cultivating Self-Determination and Advocacy Skills in Your Homeschool Teen" #homeschool #teen #specialneeds #highschool Other subjects covered in this video are: Helping Your Teen Find Their Strengths Using the TAGG Assessment to Identify Your Teen's Transition Skills Building Communication Skills in Your Teen Helping Your Teen Take Ownership of Their Goals Ways to Help Your Teen Develop Self-Advocacy Skills How to Pass Accountability Onto Your Teen Involving Your Teen in the IEP Process
July 26, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Cynthia Heren, blogger and homeschooling mom of 3 Out-of-the-Box kids ages 9, 7, 5. Cynthia inspired us with their family's homeschooling story as well as some great hints and tips for homeschooling as we talked on "How Our Family Embraced Learning Challenges and Created a New Normal" https://youtu.be/7YrIYlkwhyc Topics covered in this episode are: Slowly Easing Into Your Homeschooling Year How a Visual Timers Get Your Homeschooled Student Back on Task Expanding Homeschooling Freedom by Moving Beyond a Boxed Curriculum Changing Up Your Homeschool Curriculum to Fit the Needs of Your Child Migrating Towards a More Eclectic Homeschooling Approach Simple Curriculum Accommodations Easy Curriculum ModificationsOur special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Cynthia Heren, blogger and homeschooling mom of 3 Out-of-the-Box kids ages 9, 7, 5. Cynthia inspired us with their family's homeschooling story as well as some great hints and tips for homeschooling as we talked on "How Our Family Embraced Learning Challenges and Created a New Normal" Topics covered in this episode are: Slowly Easing Into Your Homeschooling Year How a Visual Timers Get Your Homeschooled Student Back on Task Expanding Homeschooling Freedom by Moving Beyond a Boxed Curriculum Changing Up Your Homeschool Curriculum to Fit the Needs of Your Child Migrating Towards a More Eclectic Homeschooling Approach Simple Curriculum Accommodations Easy Curriculum Modifications
July 21, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Debbie Carlow, from "Just A Different Life" YouTube Channel which has the following description: "A large family created biologically and through adoption. Multiple special needs, homeschool, adoption, a lot of love and a bit of crazy!" Debbie shared on "Special Needs, Adoption, Large Family & Homeschooling? Yes It's Possible" Some of the topics covered in this interview were: Homeschooling a child with medical needs How to build your homeschooling team Moving into homeschooling gradually How to juggle special needs life with homeschooling life Focusing on the positive aspects of your child's life and learning Ideas for hands-on and life skill learning Teaching self-advocacy to your child How to not homeschool alone
July 14, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Amanda Holloway, a homeschool mom, and business CEO. Amanda shared with us about her son's difficult journey into homeschooling and why homeschooling was a MUST for their situation. Amanda also shared how she homeschools her son while running a business and how parents can do both if necessitated by their circumstances. Other topics covered in this conversation are: Why You Should Write An IEP for Special Education Homeschooler, How Homeschooling Can Change Your Special Needs Child, Gracefully Juggling Working, Homeschooling, and Teaching in Your Homeschool, and When You Suspect Abuse in Your Child's Special Education Classroom #specialed #homeschool #advocacy
July 7, 2019
Our special guest on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Leilani Melendez, a homeschooler, ex-classroom teacher, down syndrome mom, and YouTuber at Living with Eve. Leilani inspired us with her story on "Why We Chose to Homeschool & How We Got Started" Other topics covered in this conversation include: What to do if you are on the fence about homeschooling a child with special needs, how to get out into public to keep from getting isolated in your homeschooling efforts, how to build a homeschool team and solid foundation, and allowing your child to lead your curriculum choices.
June 30, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschoool Conversations was Lisa Burginger, Co-Inventor of QubitsToy and Co-Owner of the Qubits Toy Company. Lisa shared on "Hands-On STEM Learning" Other topics covered in this video are teaching analytical mathematics to help students better grasp the concepts of theoretical math, makers fairs and spaces, teaching biology and gardening using construction toys, hands-on pre-engineering skill building, how toys influence child's later career choices, and using construction toys to build interpersonal and team relationships.
June 23, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Janine Halloran, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Founder of Encourage Play. Janine shared on "Social and Relational Skill Building Through Playdates " Specific topics covered in this broadcast were: Play is the best way for children to learn and communicate. Playdates offer a natural "teachable moment" environment to work on social skills and interacting with others. How to set the stage for success when it comes to playdates. Scaffold and support the playdate. What to do when a playdate isn't going well. How to take your child's learned social and relational skills to the next level. #confidence #childhood #thisability #socialskills #friendship #homeschool #parenting
June 16, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Steve Donofrio, a motivational speaker specializing in self-protection, personal and workplace harmony, and fitness and the lead author of the book Mama Manual (a book for mothers about family and personal protection). Steve shared on "Growing Confidence Amid Life's Setbacks" Some of the things covered in this hour are how to get beyond other people's judgmental comments about your parenting and towards our child, how to deal with constantly changing schedules, and what to do when you lack the motivation to keep going. It is an inspiring hour, filled with real "how-to" practical advice hitting on some of the toughest places in a special needs parent's journey.
June 9, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Coversations was Steven Craig Policastro, the Founder/COO/Executive Vice President of The International Association for Creation. Steven shared on "Using Museums as Resources for Hands-On Learning" plus we debuted in this broadcast a free downloadable checklist and guide that were collaboratively designed by our organizations to help families who have children with accessibility issues to better access museums. You can find links on both of our websites for these downloads.
June 3, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Nikody Keating, Founder and CEO of mytaptrack and autism dad. Nikody shared on "How to Track Homeschool Data for IEP Goals"
May 26, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Dr. Jan Bedell, president of Little Giant Steps and SPED Homeschool board chair. Jan shared about "How Neurodevelopmental Evaluations Help with Homeschool Instruction" including what a neurodevelopmental test is like for both parent and child, what information parents will receive about their child from the evaluation, and how that information is useful in customizing individualized homeschool instruction.
May 19, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Ellen Crain, homeschool mom, and founder of Affordable Homeschool Testing Services LLC. Ellen shared on "Using MAP Testing Results to Individualize Instruction" which included an overview of the MAP norm-referenced test, accommodations allowed on the test, useful data the test produces that parents can use immediately in developing individualized instruction, and other testing data that can be used in conjunction with some free websites for homeschool curriculum help.
May 12, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Julene Walker, Licensed Teacher, Private Tutor, Special Education Consultant, and owner of Fingerprint Tutoring and Services. Julene shared on "How and Why to Document Homeschool High School Progress"
May 5, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Michael Maloney, Founder of The Maloney Method which uniquely incorporates four educational strategies into one all-encompassing system (behavioral objectives, behavioral management, direct instruction, and precision teaching). Michael will be sharing on "What Parents Can Do to Ensure Effective Homeschool Instruction"
April 28, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Judi Munday, Special Needs Educational Consultant at HIS Place for Help in School and author of TEACHING A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. Judi shared on "Choosing Appropriate and Effective Curriculum for Your Student"
April 21, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Jim Hodges, the talent behind the "Educational. Entertaining. Edifying." Jim Hodges Audio Books. Jim shared on "How to Utilize Audiobooks in Your Homeschool Schedule"
April 14, 2019
Our special guest this week was Vicki Tillman from 7 Sisters Homeschool who is a homeschool mom, speaker, curriculum developer and adviser to homeschoolers. Vicki shared on "How to Move Your Homeschool High School Out of the Box"
April 7, 2019
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations were Ken Graham and Rahul Sharma from VedaJunction, an innovative technological solution for customizing home education materials, instructional pace, and record keeping. We will be discussing "Using Technology to Simplify Customized Learning Plans"
April 1, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Lani Carey, Senior High Counselor for HomeLife Academy. Lani shared on "Learning Through Games and Play"
March 25, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschooll Conversations was Vanessa Kahlon, Founder of KFS School, YEAS Yoga, Kahlon Family Services and Parenting w/ Vanessa Kahlon Podcast. Vanessa shared on "Yoga Techniques to Foster Social, Emotional & Intellectual Growth"
March 17, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Karen Thatcher, ED.D., CCC-SLP, the author of Fun With Literacy: 100s of Activities, Exercises, and Tips for The Classroom & Therapy. Karen will be sharing on "Hands-On Methods for Helping Children Engage with Literature"
March 10, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Heather Haupt, homeschool mom, speaker, and author of the book Knights in Training...and a new book soon to release Go Global. Heather shared on "Movement - Why You Shouldn't Homeschool Without It"
March 3, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Tory White, Church Services Coordinator for the CLC Network. Tory shared on "Inclusive & Adaptive Bridge Building Techniques for Places of Worship"
February 24, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Elaine Hall, an author and an inclusion activist and founder of The Miracle Project Theater Program who consults with faith-based organizations across the U.S. on how to be more inclusive. Elaine shared on "Adapting Religious Instruction for Children with Special Needs"
February 18, 2019
Our special guest this week was Jason Hague, the author of Aching Joy: Following God Through the Land of Unanswered Prayer where he talks about the spiritual and emotional journey of having a son with autism. Jason shared on "How to Keep Hoping and Loving During Discouragement"
February 10, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool conversations was Michelle Davidson, founder of Sparrow Ministrees. Michelle shared on "Leading your child to healing and wholeness through prayer"
February 3, 2019
Our special guest this week was Liesl Ulrich-Verderber, founder and CEO of innovative educational website EWCed. Liesl shared on "Preparing Children for the Future Through Discovery Learning"
January 27, 2019
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool conversations was Allison Bruning, bestselling author, and principal of Academic Warriors. Allison shared on "Understanding Autistic and Gifted Learners" from the point of view as an adult with autism and as a teacher and online school principal whose school teaches children with autism around the globe.
January 20, 2019
This week our special guest was Dr Jan Bedell, SPED Homeschool board member and president of Little Giant Steps. Jan shared how neurodevelopmental strategies for math instruction can make math easier for parents to teach and their students to learn difficult mathematics concepts.
December 26, 2018
Join SPED Homeschool Founder and CEO, Peggy Ployhar, as she introduces you to familiar characters from the Christmas nativity and the encouraging lessons each has to share with parents who raise special needs children
December 3, 2018
This week our special guest was Andrew Pudewa from IEW (Institute for Excellence in Writing). Andrew shared on "Teaching Writing for Students with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia"
November 19, 2018
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations were Kathleen Karimi and Arlette Bujanda from the Behavior Change Institute. Kathleen and Arlette shared on "ABA Therapy in the Home and How to Access Services"
November 12, 2018
This week our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Joan Green from Innovative Speech Therapy and IST Tech Savvy Solutions. Joan shared on "Maximizing Your Tech to Help Your Student Thrive"
November 5, 2018
Families who homeschool children for various specialized educational reasons lack local support. Join us as we interview SPED Homeschool board member Elaine Carmichael to discuss this growing need and the plan SPED Homeschool has to help these families come together in supportive #SPEDStrong Tribes.
October 28, 2018
This week on SPED Homeschool Conversations our special guest was Dr. AnnMaria De Mars president of 7 Generation Games, a homeschool mom, statistician, and software developer. AnnMaria shared on "Challenging Your Gifted Child"
October 22, 2018
This week on SPED Homeschool Conversations our special guest was Wendy Dawson, the executive director of Social Motion Skills. Wendy shared on "Transitioning Teens to Independence"
October 15, 2018
SPED Homeschool's podcast guest this week was Dr. AnnMaria De Mars president of 7 Generation Games who is a homeschool mom, statistician, software developer and overall lover of math. Dr. AnnMaria shared on "Surviving Pre-Teen Math Without Tears - Yours & Theirs"
October 8, 2018
SPED Homeschool's podcast guest this week was Lisa Nehring, Administrator for True North Homeschool Academy. Lisa shared on "How to Reorient Your Homeschool Vision after a Diagnosis"
October 1, 2018
SPED Homeschool's podcast guest this week was Amy Vickrey, SPED Homeschool team member and True North Homeschool Academy instructor and special needs consultant. Amy shared on "Creative Ways to Homeschool Special Education"
September 24, 2018
SPED Homeschool's podcast guest this week was Shelly Sangrey, the owner of 'There's No Place Like Home' website and YouTube channel. Shelly shared on "How to Simplify Your Homeschool"
September 17, 2018
SPED Homeschool's podcast guest this week was Kathy Kuhl, a private homeschooling consultant at LearnDifferently.com and author of Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, Staying Sane as You Homeschool, and Encouraging Your Child. Kathy shared on "Raising Never-Give-Up-Kids"
September 10, 2018
SPED Homeschool's weekly podcast guest was Rita Cevasco who has spent over thirty years working with children as a speech-language pathologist and reading-writing specialist and now works as the "idea generator" for Rooted in Language. Rita shared on "Teaching Strategies for Deeper Learning"
September 3, 2018
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Vinod Agrawal, the creator of A+ Interactive Math. Vinod shared in this podcast, "Simple Ideas to Make Math Meaningful"
August 19, 2018
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Heather Walton who operates A Plus Education Solutions where she offers tutoring, homeschool consultation, IEP/504 advocacy, and formal assessment of aptitude and achievement. Heather shared on "Reading: Decoding, Fluency & Comprehension"
August 13, 2018
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Kim Kautzer, WriteShop’s creative director and co-author of WriteShop I and II who loves to encourage and equip homeschool moms who have a tough time teaching writing. Kim shared with us about "Writing Strategies for Children with Special Needs"
August 6, 2018
SPED Homeschool's weekly podcast guest is Kevin Wood, who works as a business coach with Trustway and Entrepreneur University. Kevin shared on "How Homeschoolers Benefit from Entrepreneurship"
July 23, 2018
SPED Homeschool's special guest this week was Dr. Jan Bedell, President of Little Giant Steps who is also known as the Brain Coach. Dr. Jan shared on "Neurodevelopmental Solutions for Dyslexia & Dysgraphia"
July 16, 2018
SPED Homeschool Conversation's weekly podcast guest this week is Beverly Burgess, a homeschool coach and consultant as well as an experienced special needs homeschooling mom. Beverly shared on "Should I Homeschool My Child with Special Needs?"
July 8, 2018
SPED Homeschool's weekly broadcast, SPED Homeschool Conversations! Our special guest this week was Kelley Carter, MS, CCC-SLP, COM™️, the Owner/Executive Director of Speakeasy Therapy Services. Kelley shared on "How to Help Your Picky Eater"
June 24, 2018
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Annie Nichols, MA, CCC-SLP licensed speech-language pathologist who has her own private practice called Bloom Speech & Language Services. Annie shared on "How to Manage Your Homeschool Day with ADHD/ASD/SPD"
June 18, 2018
Our special guest on SPED Homeschool Conversations this week was Dara Halydier, the executive director of Abiding Truth Ministry. After homeschooling her own children for 21 years, Dara now mentors and teaches women full-time all across America. Dara shared on "Marriage Matters."
June 10, 2018
This week our special guests on SPED Homeschool Conversations were Laura Macfarlan, with A Reason For, and Tracy Glockle, with Growing in Grace blog. Laura & Tracy shared on "Teaching Spelling with Multi-Sensory Methods & Biblical Truth"
May 28, 2018
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations is Kathleen Cotter Lawler, the Vice President and General Manager of Right Start Math who travels "all across the US and Canada...helping children understand, apply, and enjoy mathematics." Kathleen shares with us how to help a child build a solid foundation in math.
May 10, 2018
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations are Matthew and Alesia Blackwood, developers of UnLock Math, "an online math curriculum designed to reduce math anxiety & build confidence!" Matthew and Alesia will be sharing on "Math and Special Needs/Learning Challenges"
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