Breaking the Myths and Walking in Their Shoes – Tools for Understanding and Helping Your Child with a Learning or Attention Challenge

The “invisible disabilities” of AD/HD, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and Auditory Processing Disorder can cause otherwise sane parents to tear their hair out. “How can my child be so smart and yet struggle?” “Why does school make my child so anxious and angry?” “Can this ever be changed and what can I do?” In this presentation […]

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You Can’t Raise Your Child with Challenges Alone

Over the years, God has brought wonderful people along side of us at just the right time. We need this ongoing support from this community of faithful people. From supportive family to therapists to Special Olympics to Joni and Friends Retreats, we are so thankful for the faithful friends who have walked with us on […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder to ADHD- Understanding the thinking and behavior, and helping them participate FULLY in life!

“When we know better, we do better” – Maya AngelouIn this presentation I will explain the reasoning and logic of the origin of the behaviors manifested by individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. I truly believe there is the seed of genius in each of them. How do we remove the obstacles that they […]

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Reading Strategies for Struggling Readers or Non-Readers

As schools have made reading their new god, believing that producing good readers will solve all their academic problems, many children—the dyslexic, the easily distracted, the auditorily challenged—are truly left behind in the rush to improve test scores. What schools don’t know (but what many parents discover) is that reading is not simply being able […]

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Predictable Parenting for Families Who Need Less Anxiety and Stress

Everyone has some anxiety, but children have more. And, children with special needs, due to processing or developmental difficulties, often times have still more anxiety. Developing a parenting communication and problem solving style that decreased anxiety was one of the key things I did as a foster parent for the diverse group of youth who […]

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Math Memory System

Does your child have problems remembering math facts? Learn a simple system that you can create at home to help them conquer mathematics. More about Andrea: Andrea Hall Andrea Hall  is a certified and highly qualified online adjunct mathematics instructor as well as the  executive director of EPIC Homeschool Network, Inc. a nonprofit based in […]

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Grating Grade Levels: Refer to Children by Their Natural Age

Call it any of these: the Factory Model; the Prussian time based system; or the Conveyor Belt. Regardless of your choice, as a parent of an existing home schooled child, or one thinking about transitioning to home education, you likely subconsciously and consciously type, talk, & think in grade levels K-12. SJ Barakony, the founder of SBSL, […]

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Your Child Can Ace the SAT

(Discover how this is a learnable test and every question can be answered in 30 seconds or less.) Test-prep Guru, Jean Burk, will share her secrets of SAT success that have helped tens of thousands of students raise their test scores as much as 600 points! Learn how to fInd shortcuts in test patterns and save […]

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Diversity in learning STEM concepts through Augmented Reality (AR)

The World Economic Forum presented the top skills that will be required for the jobs of the future in the next 10 years: problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity. Those skills will differentiate humans from machines in the digitized era. The skills that today’s children need to develop to prepare for the future workforce.The educators must […]

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Building a Solid Math Foundation

Who is going to build a house by starting with the walls? Without a solid foundation, those walls may hold up for a bit but eventually will come crashing down. Math is a lot like building a house, especially if your child is facing some learning challenges. We need to start with a strong foundation […]

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