Category Archives: special needs

Tips for when a spouse isn’t convinced about homeschooling

Tips from one homeschool mom to another about when a spouse isn’t convinced about homeschooling: (I originally published these tips back in 2008 on a previous version of this blog–but I think they are worth revisiting. What do you think?) … Continue reading

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Memory Problems and Solutions

      Difficulties retrieving information from your brain: Memory difficulties often involve retrieving information stored by the brain. Usually, there are more problems with short term memory (things learned recently) than with long term memory–though working memory deficits can … Continue reading

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Math Adaptations for Children with Visual-Spatial Processing Issues

This is part 6 of a series of 6 posts about Visual-Spatial Processing Issues (and other related learning differences). Links to the other posts in this series are found at the bottom of this post. (Remember that if your child … Continue reading

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Writing and Spelling Adaptations for Children With Visual-Spatial Processing Issues

This is part 5 of a series of 6 posts about Visual-Spatial Processing Issues (and other related learning differences). Links to the other posts in this series are found at the bottom of this post. (Remember that if your child … Continue reading

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Reading Adaptations for Children with Visual-Spatial Processing Issues

This is part 4 of a series of 6 posts about Visual-Spatial Processing Issues (and other related learning differences). Links to the other posts in this series are found at the bottom of this post. (Remember that if your child … Continue reading

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General Adaptations for a Child with Visual-Spatial Processing Issues

This is part 3 of a series of 6 posts about Visual-Spatial Processing Issues (and other related learning differences). Links to the other posts in this series are found at the bottom of this post. General Adaptations for a Child … Continue reading

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Diagnosis of Visual-Spatial Processing Issues

This is part 2 of a series of 6 posts about Visual-Spatial Processing Issues (and other related learning differences). Links to the other posts in this series are found at the bottom of this post. Diagnosis of Visual-Spatial Processing Issues–and … Continue reading

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