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For Homeschoolers and Parents: Tips for Raising Kids with Learning Disabilities


1. Rebuilding Relationships and Learning Disabilities
2. Compromise, Parenting and Learning Disabilities
3. Instilling Motivation with Learning Disabilities
4. Solutions to Problems
5. Guiding Teens with Learning Disabilities
6. Rhythms, Music, Dancing for Kids of All Abilities
7. Nurturing and Learning Disabilities
8. Developing a Stable Home Life
9. Academic Benefits of Learning Rhythmic Dances
10. Social Impact of Learning Disabilities
11. Teaching Kids How to Be Helpful
12. Learning Disabilities and Charity in Attitude
13. Being Responsible for Kids
14. Nurturing Abilities in Kids with Challenges
15. Learning Disabilities and Enthusiastic Music Time
16. Attitude Makes a Difference with Kids
17. Wisdom and Learning Disabilities
18. Rhymes for Remembering
19. Encouraging Each Step of Growth
20. Other Strengths When Challenged
21. Helping Kids Get Along in the Family
22. Kids Learn About Sharing
23. Practice Dressing for Winter

4. Solutions to Problems by Susan Kramer

Looking back in our lives, we see that all of our problems had workable solutions, showing us that current and future situations will also be resolved. Knowing this, we can relax our tensions and misgivings about being able to cope with anything that comes up in our life.

This is the lesson to teach our kids with learning disabilities. They may already be stressed striving to keep up in school or teased by peers for acting differently. It is reassuring to hear from you that their problems have solutions and you will help them out.

Faith and trust are useful tools when recognized as allowing us to remain calm, so we can become aware of the best workable solution in each situation. In addition, by making our best effort from this point forward, we can have faith that our future will bring us closer to realization and knowledge of our underlying happiness.

Another point I want to mention is that getting up and out when feeling down, or lying down draws fresh energy into our body uplifting our spirit.

Freshly energized, our attitudes and perceptions clarify and sharpen. The grit of indecision and staleness fall away, just as a whirling strainer throws off chaff, preserving the nutritious kernel.

It takes initiative to get going. When feeling low, if we will take a moment to think back about how good we have felt during and after exercising, we will have the incentive to get ourselves out and energized again and again, relieving our down attitude and mood - very worthwhile lessons to teach all our children. Let's remember that learning while growing is more than school work.

Article by Susan Kramer

Resource texts for parents, teachers and homeschooling families:

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Free to Move, Learning Kinesthetically
Free to Move, Learning Kinesthetically by Susan Kramer
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Rhythms and Dances for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Rhythms and Dances for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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