Homeschooling Special Needs Isn’t As Difficult As You May Think!
About this Webinar
You don’t have to be an expert in special needs to homeschool your child. You are an expert in your child, and that’s enough. Come be empowered with this uplifting session.
Peggy Ployhar, SPED Homeschool Founder & CEO, is a leader in the specialized education homeschooling community and a frequent writer and speaker on specialized education homeschooling issues. Peggy’s journey into homeschooling started 17 years ago when her oldest child was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome.
Peggy is the former THSC (Texas Home School Coalition) Special Needs Team Lead, MACHE (Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators) Special Needs Coordinator and MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Area Coordinator for MN, ND and SD.
Lara is a homeschooling mom of two special needs sons (a 10-year-old and a 17-month-old). She is also a writer of young adult fantasy fiction novels, a graphic designer, and a blogger. Lara grew up watching her mother teach preschool children during the day and then work as a sign-language interpreter during her off time. Lara struggled with dyslexia but overcame her difficulties with reading to go on and get a bachelor’s degree in 3 years. Her early experiences in the special needs community has shaped her view of what is possible for all individuals.
After using BookShark curriculum with her three daughters for several years, she joined their team as a convention representative, helping homeschoolers choose the right programs for their families at in-person events. Now she assists homeschoolers across the world in her new role as a community manager. She loves it when a parent, unsure of their ability to homeschool their child, discovers they more than capable with the right curriculum!