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S2E24: Teaching to Special Needs with Charlotte Mason Methods with Karla Areas

The average child studies with delight. We do not say he will remember all he knows, but, to use a phrase of Jane Austen’s, he will have had his “imagination warmed” in many regions of knowledge.

Charlotte Mason, School Education, Vol. 3

Show Summary:

  • Today’s guest is Karla Areas, homeschool mother of 2 children and co-founder of the Charlotte Mason Memphis support group
  • How Karla first came to know about Charlotte Mason
  • What kinds of adaptations Karla made to narration, short lessons and other CM methods to work with her special needs child
  • What are some of the features of a Charlotte Mason education that works so well for teaching special needs?
  • How an average school day looked for Karla and her son as he continued to grow
  • How do you take care of your neuro-typical children at the same time as caring for a special needs child?
  • Karla’s advice for all homeschooling moms to stay the course

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School Education by Charlotte Mason


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