Homeschooling for Special Needs

  • Lisa Rivero

Abstract

When are a child’s learning or social differences far enough from the norm to be termed special? At what point is a child who is easily distracted termed to have an attention disorder? What is the line between being very sensitive to noise and at risk for autism? When does a late reader become a potential dyslexic?

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Notes

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