Teaching Learners With Down Syndrome to Read and Write

Learners with Down Syndrome can and should learn to read and write! courtesy of Terry Brown Students are not taught as capable learners when they are taught in a way that doesn’t fit how their brain works. Terry Brown, author and creator of the So Happy to Learn curriculum, has taught hundreds of students with …

Moms Like You FASD Hope

Moms Like You: Natalie Vecchione and FASD Hope | Episode 21

Join the Flamingo Feathers Newsletter Natalie Vecchione is an FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) parent advocate, homeschooler, podcaster, but MOST importantly… she’s a wife and mom! She began homeschooling  6 1/2 years ago, when noticing how many accommodations her son (later diagnosed with an FASD) needed.  After his diagnosis, she began advocating for FASD by …

Moms Like You: Kim Cusimano shares her advice on advocacy and homeschooling kids with special needs. Now that she is parenting adults with disabilities, she shares what she wishes she had known when her kids were younger. Flamingo Feathers podcast, special needs homeschooling Episode 13

Moms Like You: Kim Cusimano | Episode 13

Kim Cusimano is my guest on this episode. I think you’re going to love listening to all of the wisdom she has to share! Kim is parenting her 4 adopted children–3 of whom are young adults now. Two of her children have special needs, including early onset schizophrenia and CHARGE syndrome. Kim’s family homeschooled during …

The Importance of Working Diet and Exercise Into Your Homeschool Day, Flamingo Feathers podcast episode 10, Special needs homeschooling life.

The Importance of Working Diet and Exercise Into Your Homeschool Day

Subscribe to the Flamingo Feathers Newsletter * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name Building A Foundation of Diet and Exercise This week’s podcast guest is my dear friend Carol Ann Lindley. She’s no stranger to special needs homeschooling. She has two sons, and her oldest has Sensory Processing Disorder. Due to that, …

Moms Like You: From Public School and PTA to Thriving Homeschooler, Flamingo Feathers Podcast Episode 8, Special Needs Homeschooling Life, Stacie shares why she homeschools her child with Dyspraxia

Moms Like You: Stacie Warner | Episode 8

Stacie is no stranger to homeschooling a child with special needs. It all started with motor skills issues that didn’t quite seem right. Once they finally got their son tested and received a diagnosis of dyspraxia, she and her husband eventually decided homeschooling would be the best route for their family. Challenges While it was …

Flamingo Feathers Podcast interview with moms just like you who are homeschooling their kids with special needs

Moms Like You: Nheree and Tracy | Episode 4

Nheree and Tracy are no strangers to homeschooling. Both have graduated children from their homeschool, and are continuing on with homeschooling their little ones. Both ladies started their homeschool journey with teaching their neurotypical children. So naturally, I wanted to know why they decided to continue with homeschooling once their kids with learning disabilities, mental …

Flamingo Feathers Podcast

Welcome to the Flamingo Feathers Podcast!

Homeschooling kids Is rewarding, but hard! Throw In some learning disabilities or maybe more profound disabilities, and the reward Is greater, but so Is the difficulty! Special needs homeschooling moms are some of the most resilient people out there, but we definitely need help, encouragement and support when we can get It, right?! This podcast …