04/13/2022

How to Make Reading/Writing fun for kids with Special Needs?

For most kids with special needs, reading and writing is a non-preferred task, one that they shy away from without regret.  Not only can reading and […]
03/16/2022

How Do I Help My Child With ADHD?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder or better known as ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can occur in children, teens, and adults. Some symptoms of this disorder are…. Inattention […]
02/15/2022

What Does Self-Advocacy Look Like for my Learner with Special Needs?

First, let’s define what self-advocacy is.  Self-Advocacy is the act of speaking up for oneself, learning how to make one’s own decisions, knowing who is in […]
01/19/2022

What is Executive Functioning and How Can I Help My Child with Special Needs?

So, the first question to answer is what is executive functioning? Executive functioning skills are the basic functions that we use every day. These skills help […]
01/05/2022

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2022

Happy New Year and welcome to 2022. As I reflect on this past year with Special Needs Tutors, I am humbled by the faith and the […]
10/25/2021

Teaching Self-Care Skills to Learners with Special Needs

Think about the skills you use every day to cook, clean, run errands, socialize, and having good personal hygiene.  These skills were taught either through direct […]
10/13/2021

The Importance of Play for our Learner with Special Needs

Having our children engage in creative play is an essential element in their development.  Play teaches them how to socialize, imagine, work out conflict, and cultivate […]
09/23/2021

Writing Strategies For Learners with Special Needs

The first thing to consider when thinking about writing strategies for our learners with special needs is that it must be meaningful.  When our learners are […]
08/25/2021

Establishing Routine for your Learner with Special Needs

Whether you are homeschooling this year or choosing to go back in-person, establishing a routine is such an important step when creating healthy expectations for the […]
08/11/2021

Sparking a Love for Reading for Learners with Special Needs

The joy of reading does not come natural to all learners. However, all learners have preferences and likes that spark an interest. So, to overcome this […]
08/02/2021

Live, Virtual Tutoring vs In-person Tutoring for Learners with Special Needs

There are so many reasons that parents choose tutoring, but why would you choose live, virtual tutoring over in-person tutoring for your child with special needs? […]
06/17/2021

An Organized Workspace for Learners with Special Needs?

Why is it so important to teach our learners with special needs how to organize their learning space and keep it clean?  Anxiety.  Plain and simple.  […]