Autism & Homeschooling
This infographic is a helpful introduction, but needs a bit of qualification.
When reading the "early signs" below, please remember that (1) many children start
speaking later who are not autistic (see Dr. Thomas Sowell's book
The Einstein Syndrome: Bright Children
Who Talk Late and (2) a child's vision and hearing should be carefully checked by
professionals before assuming that lack of eye contact and difficulties relating to
peers are due to autism.
And yes, you CAN homeschool a child with autism or other special needs! See this great
article by Chris Kiicka on what the research says about homescholing with special needs:
and this resource-packed article on special needs preschool: