Homeschool kids struggle with special needs learning, too!

Special-Needs Homeschool Resources

Many parents find that the homeschooling in Virginia offers many benefits for their child with special needs–as well much more flexibility to teach to their strengths than is offered in a public school setting.






NATHHAN’s (National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network) purpose is to encourage homeschooling families with special-needs children, in ways that glorify the Lord Jesus Christ, and to find Christian homes for children with special needs.


Too Wise to be Mistaken, Too Good to be Unkind: Christian Parents Contend with Autism

An inspiring book by Cathy Steere.


Homeschooling with Asperger’s

An online guide by Julie Knapp.


H.I.S. Place for Help in School

A site featuring various resources expressly designed to help parents of children with special needs. Put together by Judi Munday, author of the special-needs section in the Virginia Homeschool Manual.



An institute that seeks to help all children reach their full potential while recognizing that parents are a child’s best teacher. They have programs and resources developed for children with autism and brain injuries.


HSLDA’s Homeschooling a Struggling Learner Section and Newsletter

Timberdoodle’s Autism Center

A blog, resources, product reviews, and more from a long-time homeschool company.


Articles About Learning Disabilities

See this index by article title for a few dozen articles about “learning disabilities.” Written by parents and “professionals,” the articles vary greatly in length. Topics include learning without complex plans and handling significant handicaps. You’ll be encouraged.


Helpful Articles by Subject

This index by subject includes hundreds of articles covering everything from allergies and adoption to toilet training and vision therapy.

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