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Homeschooling the Special Needs Child

UPDATED: October 2, 2020

Homeschooling special needs students can be the most rewarding task you will ever attempt.  However, there are plenty of questions, struggles and frustrations along the way.  Perhaps you have friends or relatives who are convinced you are not qualified for the task. This is a common misconception, but we love to ease the minds of parents who are second-guessing their decisions to homeschool.

If you need assistance with curricula, accommodation strategies, testing, or just a shoulder to lean on, give us a chance to serve you and your special needs student.  Having a counselor with her own diagnosed child will allow you to feel comfortable speaking about your journey.  We believe we can make your day a little brighter and you will be encouraged to go on with what God has asked you to do.  Read along in the blog area to see what situations have arisen in this household over the years as we traveled the road you are now traveling.

If you are a South Carolina resident, you have three legal options for homeschooling your child(ren). We work with families enrolled in any of the options, as well as those in other states and countries.

Regardless of where you live, be certain that you are following the prescribed guidelines for homeschooling. Our forte is special needs, but we also offer individualized curriculum counseling for other students.

  • Languages:
  • English
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Address:

No Physical Address
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

Website:

homeschoolingthespecialneedschild.com

Phone:

803-429-3899

Email:

sblackwelltesting@gmail.com

Contact:

Susan Blackwell, Education and Testing Consultant

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