Cheryl Swope, M.Ed., author of Simply Classical: A Beautiful Education for Any Child and the award-winning Simply Classical Curriculum for Special Needs, Memoria Press.
With a master’s degree in special education, Cheryl holds lifetime K-12 state teaching certifications in learning disabilities and behavior disorders. She has served in public and private schools.
Missouri natives, Cheryl and her husband of nearly thirty years adopted boy/girl twins and homeschooled the children from the twins’ infancy through high school graduation. Both twins have autism, learning disabilities, and mental illness. Now young adults, their enduring love of literature, history, music, and Latin inspire Cheryl to share the hopeful message that a classical Christian education offers benefits to any child.
Cheryl invites you to sign up for the free magazine/catalog, Simply Classical Journal, with encouraging articles and homeschooling resources for children with special needs.
Learn how to unravel the mystery of your child’s difficulties. Hear why an accurate, thorough diagnosis and treatment plan can change everything for your child. Time for Q&A will be provided.
We often think of classical education for highly verbal children, but what about children with dyslexia, autism, adhd, or intellectual disability? Does a classical education have anything to offer such children? Hear answers from a mother with a master's degree in special education, who homeschooled her adopted twins (autism, specific learning disabilities, and mental illness) "K-12" with a classical education.
For all of its popularity, there must be more than stages, rote memory, and the ancients, right? Have you ever heard what is at the heart of a classical education? Hear simple explanations to unpack key words that will delight the newcomer, challenge the skeptic, and remind those in classical education why you began doing this in the first place.
Homeschooling offers key advantages to struggling students and children with special needs. Discover why your home school may be the best possible choice for your child. Learn how to make your homeschool even stronger.