When it comes to homeschooling a child with special needs....
...superheroes think outside the box!
Join us ONLINE - December 6-10, 2016
The only FREE AND ONLINE conference in the world for homeschooling special needs!!
Parents who are homeschooling children with special needs are super heroes. They need to know more and do more than the average homeschool parent. They need more patience, more diligence, and more determination, to empower their children every day to reach beyond their limitations, to feel confident and strong - like a super hero. This is why parents who are homeschooling children with special needs have a FREE, online conference just for them. A super hero conference.
The Homeschooling Special Needs Conference is an annual ONLINE and FREE conference for homeschoolers! We had such an awesome, inspiring conference last year - and we are so excited to present our 4th annual Homeschooling Special Needs Conference! As always, ALL live sessions are free to all HECOA members (Basic membership is also FREE), Basic members have a 48 hour complimentary replay access, and the replays will be available in the archives to PLUS members for longer viewing. It is always held completely online for your convenience! No sitters, no travel cost, no expenses at all. Don't miss out on this powerful event!
REGISTRATION: It's easy! Just sign up as a FREE Basic level member (CLICK HERE), and then log in. Speaker access links and all the information will be posted in the member areas.
We will talk about the biggest issues our members have asked us about - what to do if your child "falls behind"; transitioning a high functioning spectrum child to adulthood; how to keep homeschooling if mom is sick in bed; creative and interesting ways to engage non-verbal children; engaging unmotivated children; goal setting for struggling learners; introducing technology in a safe way that prepares them for life; what to do if your plans go sideways; teaching gifted children; teaching special needs kids the value of work and independence; and much more. All of this is FREE and ONLINE!! Click the link below to check out the schedule and to register:
This event is sponsored by Home Education Council of America. Rachel Keppner and Dianne McLean are co-hosting and will be taking turns introducing our speakers, moderating the Q&A, and assisting you throughout the conference to ensure that you get the help you need. To learn more about our hosts, click on their photo below!
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Frequently asked questions (FAQ):
The dates for the 2016 HECOA Special Needs Conference are: December 6-10, 2016
What is the cost? Who can attend? How do I register?
You can join HECOA's Basic Membership for FREE and attend this conference for free during December 6-10,2016. Anyone who is home educating or contemplating home education is welcome to our membership. Although the name of our organization has "America" in it, we have thousands of members from all over the world. So if you do not live in the U.S., you are still welcome to join and attend.
Where do I find the live sessions?
Live sessions do not begin until December 6th. All members will receive email notifications about the sessions, and you will be able to access them from your member dashboard.
What if I miss it? How do I catch the replays?
Everyone will have a 48 hour complimentary replay access, regardless of membership level, after each live session ends. If you want longer access, simply upgrade to HECOA's PLUS membership and have complete access to hundreds of replays of sessions from all our online conferences for a full year plus special courses not offered anywhere else.
Rachel Keppner is a homeschooling mother of thirteen children who has been teaching her own children since 1998, and the homeschooled youth in her community since 2006. Two of her children have high-functioning autism and that has provided unique blessings, as well as struggles. She is active in her homeschool community and enjoys public speaking, writing curriculum, teaching teen Shakespeare classes, directing plays and choirs, designing and sewing Renaissance costumes, building her home business, singing with her community choir, and reading aloud with her family. Her Shakespeare products can be found at: http://www.yeshakespeare.com/
Dianne has been homeschooling since 2003. She has worked with thousands of homeschoolers and hundreds of homeschool groups to pioneer social activities, help form group policies with leaders, and participated in issues which affect the homeschool community as a whole. Her approach is always practical and effective. She also specializes in working with middle to high school level groups to help prepare for college entry and is familiar with the latest developments of Common Core and how it is affecting future college students. She directs a national support organization, Home Education Council of America; and has developed numerous other websites to help home educators in their efforts. Dianne has been leading online seminars, webinars, and classes online in an innovative online setting to offer live interaction no matter where you live in the world. You can connect with her at Home Education Council of America.