Empowering Homeschool Conversations is YOUR authority in navigating the world of homeschooling diverse learners.

Featuring your hosts, Peggy Ployhar from SPED Homeschool, Annie Yorty from AnnieYorty.com, Leilani Melendez from Living with Eve, Stephanie Buckwalter from ELARP Learning, and Dawn Jackson from Dawn Jackson Educational Consulting and Solimar Academy.

Join us to give your homeschool the power boost it needs to successfully educate the unique learners in your home.

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2024 LIVE Broadcast Schedule

May 2024

Secure Connections: Unraveling Parenting with Attachment Theory Insights

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Dr. Bill Senyard

Dr. Bill Senyard’s life has taken him from being an engineer, strategic management consultant, co-owner of an Inc. 500 high-tech company, to church ministry where he served multiple congregations as a Lead Pastor over 30 years. He is a popular conference and convention speaker in the US and abroad. He has written a number of books and workbooks on a wide range of important topics including, how frustrated parents of teens can be “more” good enough parents, how Christians can effectively and Biblically forgive others, and most importantly, God’s love for the unlovable.

Unlocking Potential: Non-Traditional Teaching Methods for Students with Learning Challenges

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Stephanie Buckwalter

Stephanie Buckwalter is a curriculum developer and the creator of the ELARP™ Method of homeschooling for students who are two or more years behind grade level in several core subjects, or simply stuck in perpetual kindergarten. She believes that the first step to homeschooling a special needs child is to assume intelligence. Once you realize there is more going on intellectually than your child can express, it opens up a whole new world of learning.Her family of five children has done homeschool, private school and public school (including the IEP process). In addition to homeschooling for over 18 years, Stephanie has taught classes locally and online, and helped start a robotics club, a classical education co-op and a special needs homeschool co-op. Her heart is to use her unique experience to help others experience success teaching their unique learners.

From Trauma to Triumph: Homeschooling a Diverse Family

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Shari McMinn

Shari Howard McMinn is a retired homeschooling mother to 11 children through marriage, birth, and adoption. And, an advocate for adoption, homeschooling, nurtured childhoods, and a thriving life with unique learners, she enjoys mentoring parents and serving others in her church and community circles. She is an author, and speaker on all these topics as well as a board member of SPED Homeschool.

June 2024

Thriving Together: Strengthening Your Marriage While Raising a Child with Disabilities

Decoding Dyslexia: Unraveling the Neurodevelopmental Puzzle

July 2024

Finding Balance: Emotional Wellness Strategies for Special Needs Homeschooling Moms


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