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Homeschooling Books and Resources

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Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
PTC J371.042 BARNI Barnier, Carol How to Get Your Child off the Refrigerator and on to Learning: Homeschooling Highly Distractible, ADHD, or Just Plain Fidgety Kids
This is the only resource out there for an audience that is desperately seeking it. Using techniques highly successful with any child who struggles with focus, parents learn how to teach their child tomorrow. includes reproducible aids.
PTC J371.042 FIELD Field, Christine M. Help for the Harried Homeschooler: A Practical Guide to Balancing Your Child's Education with the Rest of Your Life
Homeschooling moms and dads can be overwhelmed by the demands on their time. Between their children's educational needs; their roles as spouse, parent, and more; and their own individual desires and goals, these mothers and fathers struggle to accomplish all that must be done.
PTC J371.042 FIELD Field, Christine M. Homeschooling the Challenging Child: A Practical Guide
Often, families will choose homeschooling because they have children who cannot cope or thrive within traditional educational environments due to special learning, physical, or emotional needs. Homeschooling the Challenging Child addresses these issues offering potential and current homeschooling families qualified and expert advice.
PTC J371.042 G65H Gold, Laura Homeschooling Step-by-Step: 100+ Simple Solutions to Homeschooling's Toughest Problems
New to homeschooling? Looking for successful homeschooling strategies? Look no further! Inside is a one-of-a-kind guide to educating your child at home, using techniques that can be easily customized to match your teaching philosophy, parenting style, and religious beliefs.
PTC J371.042 HAYES Hayes, Lenore C. Homeschooling the Child with ADD (or other special needs)
Discover the Perfect Education Choice for Your Special-Needs ChildMore and more parents are realizing that homeschooling is a great option for children with ADD, ADHD, and other special needs, Homeschooling parents can tailor the learning experience to precisely fit their child's requirements, a critical neccessity in the develpment of special-needs children.
PTC J371.3 Hensley, Sharon C. Home Schooling Children with Special Needs: Turning Challenged Into Opportunites
It is estimated that 10% of American families have children with special learning needs. Sharon Hensley gives her readers a fresh perspective in facing the challenges of home schooling children with special needs. Parents will appreciate her first hand experience dealing with the frustrations and joys of raising and teaching children with special needs.
PTC J371.92 SUTTO Sutton, Joe P. & Connie J. Strategies for Struggling Learners: A Guide for the Teaching Parent
PTC J371.95 R52C Rivero, Lisa Creative Home Schooling for Gifted Children: A Resource Guide
For a comprehensive guide to home-based education that does not promote any particular curriculum or religious view, this is one book parents should buy! Parents will appreciate practical advice on getting started, adjusting to new roles, designing schoolwork that is both child-centered and fun, and planning for social and emotional growth.
371.042 B17G, 2001 Baker, Janice Gifted Children at Home: A Practical Guide for Homeschooling Families: Characteristics, Testing, Curriculum, Resources and Much More!
371.042 J63W Johnson, Diana When Homeschooling Gets Tough: Practical Advice to Stay on Course
Diana Johnson has decades of combined experience as a homeschool parent and manager of the homeschool department at her local Christian bookstore. When Homeschooling Gets Tough draws on her interaction with a broad range of customers who have sought support for their homeschool journey.

If you need help finding these or other Library materials, please check with anyone in Children's Services. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!

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