25+ Android Apps for Children with Special Needs

25+ Android Apps for Children with Special Needs

Assistive technology helps to provide people with disabilities enhanced learning, working, and daily living skills. The Apple store is loaded with an amazing selection of apps but what about other platforms? Android devices are rarely mentioned yet there are several...
Delivering Transition Services While Homeschooling

Delivering Transition Services While Homeschooling

Delivering Transitions Services While Homeschooling What are Transition Services? Transition services are intended to prepare children to move from the world of school into the world of adulthood. Transition planning begins during high school at the latest. Some of...
50+ Educational Podcasts for Kids

50+ Educational Podcasts for Kids

UPDATED: November 24, 2021 Podcasts have been around for years and now there are more choices than ever! There are many podcasts that are highly educational along with being entertaining allowing parents to sneak in some education on the go (ie, in the car, while...
Musical Resources for Homeschooling an Auditory Learner

Musical Resources for Homeschooling an Auditory Learner

Though there is no strong science supporting the idea of various learning styles (auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learners) I do think there are preferred modes of learning for every person. I believe this is why the idea of learning styles continues to exist...
Medical Versus Educational

Medical Versus Educational

One of the most frequent topics that discuss with parents is to clarify the difference between a medical diagnosis and an educational eligibility under IDEA.  The distinction can be quite small; however, that does not mean it may not be relevant!  A medical diagnosis...
Adaptive Skills: Skills for Everyday Life

Adaptive Skills: Skills for Everyday Life

Adaptive Skills: Skills for Everyday Life Adaptive skills are essential for a child to master in order to be a successful adult. Adaptive skills are defined as practical, everyday skills needed to function and meet the demands of one’s environment, including the...