Less (time) #homeschool, is definitely more calm

Happy in School

From the year that keeps giving, thought I’d share an adapted excerpt from my current book S.E.N.D. in the Clowns. It’s in the section about homework, but as most of school work has migrated back to home, here we go…I haven’t made this guide age appropriate, as the rule is that at home, normal school rules don’t apply! Distractibility may be high, boredom, frustration levels, anger, so take it easy. Parent and child. Make every short burst of learning a valuable one.

  1. Supervise your child/children closely to ensure they stay on task. (If you’re a homeworking parent, can you carve one eye out for them? It will motivate them to know you’re interested). If your child is the type that springs up and starts work by themselves, please tell us your secret 🙂
  2. Read with them or encourage them to read out loud, even older children. It’s easy to misread…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com


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