Kids with special needs often need to learn at their own pace. We use the Smartick Method for math at My Little Home School because its AI tech adjusts to their abilities. They feel like they've accomplished something and that they are able to succeed with math. Smartick FTW!
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Kids with Special Needs Soar with Proven Smartick Method

Kids with special needs often need to learn at their own pace. And this is one of the reasons we homeschool. We gave formal school a good try but for various reasons, we decided to homeschool our special needs twin boys. My boys are now in first grade and my main aim is to ensure …

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Homeschool Goals for Smashing It in 2018

My homeschool goals for 2018 are ambitious! But it’s my intention to smash them! Deciding to homeschool our special needs twin boys was not easy. And I know that it’s going to be challenging. But at the same time I’m excited to see what these two can do! Homeschool Goals – Academic Obviously homeschool goals are …

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Help with Homeschooling for a Scared Newbie

Help with homeschooling please. I sometimes find myself whispering this under my breath as I contemplate embarking on this momentous journey of learning and development. Can I manage? Will I get it right? Am I doing the right thing for my kids? So the time has finally come. The kids have finished with school and …

Santa Claus is a traditional figure during the festive season. But some special needs kids might not understand what he stands for. It's OK to say No Santa!
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Santa Claus and Special Needs Kids

Santa is an age old tradition, celebrating the selfless giving that we characterize with Christmas.  While many people dislike Santa receiving credit for their tireless pursuit of the perfect toys, others find Santa offers an opportunity to teach about the joy of giving. I’ve always found myself wavering between these two camps each year, but …

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A Future Wish for my Special Needs Twins

I have special needs twins. And I have no idea what the future holds for them. Before they were diagnosed, I had high hopes of them being astronauts, lawyers, musicians, actors or doctors. They may still becomes these things, but luckily they have been relieved of this pressure. Because now we take each day at …

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Awesome Activities for Special Needs Kids

Activities for special needs kids often take a bit more planning. If you’re a special needs parent, you’ll know that getting your child out the door can be like planning a military operation. It took us a long time to find out what worked for our family. But with planning and preparation, there are many …

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Homeschool Music with Dinosaurs and Love

Homeschool music will always be a priority in our homeschool schedule. My husband, who works from home, is an electronic music producer. So our lives basically have a pretty rad soundtrack. We all love music and we (the parents) both secretly hope that our kids will someday have the chance to make music in some …