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Advice on Home Schooling needed

Hi Guys
My son has Asperger's and was bullied at his last two schools, I've just moved him again but he's refusing to go most days and I fear that it's starting again. It's breaking my heart. I can't be there all the time and I want to be, he's such a bright boy and his education is suffering massively with the disruption of changing schools three times!

My husband has a good job so I can afford to stay at home so I thought about home schooling him but I don't know how to go about it.

Has anyone home schooled or currently home schooling their kids and able to give me some advice on what to do?



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  • Iep Mom
  • @2014-02-27 14:27:40
  • United States
  • Age: 32

Yes, Asperger's is tough. We live in the United States, and homeschooling is quite easy to set up. You just have to file your wish with the government and then follow the curriculum the state has adopted for the ages and grades.

I worked  with Asperger's kids for many years. I would think that homeschooling would be a good set up for him. For one, he would not have to spend 6 hours in a classroom, 2 he can take as many breaks as  he needs. 

The usual concern is socializing. Here, there are many homeschool groups that meet up so kids have activities (like skating, or a dance, or sports) and they can meet others. In all my years as a special ed professional, I have seen homeschooling work wonders far more often than not.

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