“So much of the failure in school comes directly out of boredom, which comes directly out of the larger failure to stimulate all those areas in the child”s brain which could give him so many more ways of responding to his world.’ ~ Jean Houston
This is the web site of the HE-Special-UK mailing list. We are a group of families who Home Educate children with Special Educational Needs.
“Home Education” is the UK term for what may be better known as Homeschooling. Our children don't attend school, or in some cases may only attend school part time.
If you are Home Educating a child with Special Educational Needs, or if this is something that you are thinking about, then I'd like to invite you to join us. You will be very welcome.
Visit our site within a site about Dyslexia.
This section of our web site will explore the special issues involved in Home Educating a child with dyslexia. From general thoughts on how home education works in practice, through reading and maths ideas, to the question of “late readers”.Go there now...
This is a new section of the web site for families who have children with Asperger Syndrome.
A lot of families who have children with Asperger Syndrome - too many families - find it difficult to get an appropriate educational placement in the school system for their child. Some of these families take on Home Education by choice. Other families feel they have been backed into a corner - and Home Education is their only choice.Go there now...