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Infrequently Asked Questions

June 26, 2017

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Most of us have questions in our heads we never ask aloud. Perhaps we feel silly asking or don’t want to embarrass ourselves. Well, I’m not one of those silent ones. I’m usually the person raising my hand in a meeting asking, “What about. . .” I like having information, and I find that there’s […]

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Homeschooling a Dyslexic Preschooler

May 22, 2017

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by Marianne Sunderland, 34th Annual Convention Speaker In the past, I have not been a proponent of a highly structured preschool for my homeschooled kids.  Our curriculum consisted of Play-Doh, read- alouds and lots of freedom to play. My educational philosophy about preschool has changed some in the past few years in large part because […]

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My Child Can’t Read

December 6, 2015

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by Karen D. Koch Back in my early days of homeschool about 12 years ago, I had a moment of extreme panic. (More than one, but we’ll focus on just one today). My second child couldn’t read. He didn’t know most of his letters–didn’t care, actually. He didn’t seem to understand how letters went together […]

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Special Needs Solutions Help $30

November 3, 2015

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It’s not too late to join CHEA for the Special Needs Solutions Conference this Saturday, November 7 at San Diego State College. Starting at just $30 for at-the-door registration (HSLDA and CHEA Members) or just $35 for non-Members, you will have access to several special needs experts and some great resources. For complete information, prices, […]

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Special Needs Help at Great Price!

October 31, 2015

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Have a child with special needs? Struggling to find answers and help? Our Special Needs Solutions Conference (November 7, 2015 at San Diego Christian College) is what you need. For just $30 for CHEA Members (or $35 for non CHEA Members) you can get a whole day of practical help. We are giving pre-registration prices […]

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Dedicated parents help their special learners

October 31, 2014

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a helping hand to success

by Marian Soderholm, MA, LD Specialist Speaker at CHEA’s Special Needs Solutions Conference, Saturday, November 1. Every week, for the past two years, Erna comes by with a loaf of bread, leaves it on the porch and crosses back over to her side of the street, where she has lived as our neighbor for more than […]

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Coping with your inattentive child

October 24, 2014

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by Sharon Hensley Speaker at CHEA’s Special Needs Solution Conference We all face the problem of inattention as teachers of our children. Sometimes children are inattentive out of boredom or fatigue, or because they are five years old (a notoriously inattentive age). Sometimes they are inattentive out of rebellion. And sometimes kids are inattentive simply […]

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Is my child just a late starter?

July 3, 2014

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by Dianne Craft, MA, CNHP Finally receiving the new curriculum for the year can be an exciting time for a homeschooling mom. After having taught three previous children how to read, moms often look forward to teaching this fourth child. But what if your fourth child is the same age as your other children were […]

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Experiencing God’s Faithfulness

May 1, 2014

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by Marian Soderholm 2014 Speaker at CHEA’s Annual Convention Many years back, Erna would come by with a loaf of bread, leave it on the porch, and cross back over to her side of the street, where she had lived as our neighbor for more than 17 years. Why was this significant? Because God used […]

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