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Do you have a child who is gifted or twice exceptional?  Or a child or teen with sensory issues, like Sensory Processing Disorder or ADHD?

Our daughter struggled with both of these things in her early years, and recently graduated from college, cum laude.

Be encouraged.  Homeschooling can be such a great way to go for twice exceptional kids.  

This page is all about our homeschooling journey, 2e, and special learning issues such as SPD, ADHD, handwriting helps, and aids for struggling readers.

If you are new to homeschooling, check out our story below:


If you are new to homeschooling, this is a good place to start, as it includes tips for what you need to know to begin your own homeschool.


A Bus Ride in China - How We Found Out Our Daughter was 2e






Discovering the Giftedness in Our 2e Kiddo




Thriving During the Toddler Years - 2e Style



How we used some of the Waldorf methods during the earlier years, and found the fun in using it, with lots of hand arts and projects that helped build my daughter's attention span.



Making Our Own CommunMaking Our Own Community 

How we built ourselves a community through trial and error, for my daughter and for me as a mom, too.


Avoiding the High Achievers Label Through Homeschooling



Dealing with the Difficulties of Giftedness, One Day at a Time

Sleep issues, intensities, sensory issues and SPD, anxiety and competitive/perfectionism and more, while finding our way to joy, too.



Gifted Kids and Friendship - Writing Your Own Script (Book) My Review

One of the wonderful resources brought to you by Gifted Homeschoolers Forum.




Going from Homeschool to College - This is Our Story

We found the colleges to be homeschool friendly, and even more so, since my daughter applied, 4 years ago.  She is now almost ready to graduate, oh, my!


reading c ards
 If you have a child struggles with reading, focusing, and visual distractions, or a teen who just gets distracted by the other words on the page…my family recommend trying the Reading Focus Cards.   I like how they work to eliminate distraction, helping the reader to focus on just the words at hand, at the time......They also have an app for computer use.


Homeschool storage space, reading area, making space for active play needs and more.





Another Great Resource - Oak Meadow First Grade Curriculum

This is more fitting for preschool or kindergarten, but is full of art-related ways to teach early English and math.  Hands-on and creative.

Oak Meadow Review - Complete Fifth Grade Package www.thecurriculumchoice.com

Our Favorite Elementary Curriculum for our 2e Daughter - Oak Meadow 5th Grade

We especially loved how they integrated social studies with literature and writing, and how the lessons spoke to the child.  Used curricula is available on Amazon under Oak Meadow Seconds.



 Here is how we went about homeschooling her during the early years.  

Tips for working with kids with ADHD, including setting up your day, direction following, and sensory activities to help with it all.





From Star Charts to Dean's List - Turning Negatives into Positives!

How we worked to try to deal with perfectionism, sensory issues, auditory processing disorder, etc through homeschooling, with tons of resources for you to browse through, too if you like.



This is all about how we helped our kiddo follow her interests in activities and hobbies, and that helped her to discover, eventually, her interest in leadership.


How First Quarter Went at College 

Do you know that my 2e teen made Dean's List grades her first quarter?  Not as a brag, but as an encouragement.



A Homeschooler Goes to College, Again.

Going back sophomore year, and changing her major.



Easing Transitions for your Teen

Some of these ideas worked well for me, too!

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Thanks for stopping by BJ's Homeschool,

Betsy


Betsy is mom to her now college grad, whom she homeschooled from day one.  She blogs at BJ's Homeschool, about the early yearshigh school & college and wrote the book - Homeschooling High School with College in Mind.  

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