“To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes.” —Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Sometimes you want to limit the amount of time your child uses an app on your iPhone or iPad. Using the Guided Access feature found in iOS you can not only set time limits but also enable other limitations while they’re using your device.
Many parents are unaware that it is possible to homeschool special needs children. Many states like New York offer services to parents of special needs children to assist them. There are also homeschool groups specifically for parents of special needs children.
Mary Fratianni is the Special Needs Coordinator for NYS LEAH and oversees a special chapter within the organization for parents homeschooling special needs children: PICC – Parents Instructing Challenged Children.
PICC LEAH is a network of parents homeschooling, or thinking about home schooling, their child with special learning needs.
Google’s Chromecast is great little streaming stick that can help you in your homeschooling. With Chromecast, instead of huddling around your computer monitor to watch a YouTube video or online class, you can display your computer’s browser to your large-screen HDTV (if you have one).
Here are a few additional things you can do that might make things in your house a little less stressful. Continue Reading →
“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” —Anne Frank