Sunday, July 23, 2017

The Importance of Time With Our Children  

FCM spending time with children

A young girl has passed away and is in Heaven.  She has asked to return to earth for one day – her 12th birthday.  Her wish is granted.  Imagine you are standing with her during her visit.

She stands in the middle of those she loves — her mother stands in one corner, her father in another corner, her brother … Read the rest...

Staying Current On Special Needs

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Dr. Cates Featured In Home School Digest

February 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Announcements, Articles, Education Articles

Recently Dr. Cates article “A Christian Philosophy of Education” was featured in Home School Digest, the quarterly journal for Family Discipleship.

Download PDF version of entire issue.

 

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Educating the Autistic Child – Case Study

If you are wondering if the insurmountable challenges associated with autism can be overcome through education, please see this video of Ethan Bailey.  The video is a little choppy in places but that was beyond our control.  Much of what you see Ethan doing in this video they said he would never do.  If you’re the parent of an autistic … Read the rest...

Don’t Change History

SHALL WE HIRE A MONUMENT ENGRAVER TO GO TO ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY AND ADD THE MISSING WORDS?

THIS IS A MESSAGE FROM AN APPALLED OBSERVER:

Today I went to visit the new World War II Memorial in Washington , DC . I got an unexpected history lesson. Because I’m a baby boomer, I was one of the youngest in the

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[Podcast] Holy Day vs. Holiday

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[VIDEO] Girl With Autism Expresses Profound Intelligence

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AUDIO | Dr. Paul Cates – Using Brain Builder for ADD – ADHD

Dr. Cates is featured in this audio broadcast with Dr. Rory Stern, Ph.D. Harvard University and Alex Doman, President of Brain Builder.

Rory Stern is a stay-at-home Dad.  He helps families understand having ADHD doesn’t mean you are broken or need to be fixed.  Dr. Stern often discusses alternative ways to treat ADD/ADHD without medication.

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A Fable From Developing Attitudes Toward Listening to One Another

July 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Articles, Education Articles

Adapted from Robert F. Mager

Once upon a time in a little drop of water, King Amoeba decided he wanted to teach his subjects how to have a better life. So he traveled far and wide throughout the Kingdom of Dropland to tell his people how to be better than they were. But nobody listened.

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What are Learning Disabilities?

“Learning Disabilities” are those preventing children of normal or above normal intelligence from progressing at the customary pace of regular school classes, or from responding to usual teaching techniques employed.

The child with learning disabilities may have one or more of the following characteristics:

  • Hyperactivity
  • Hypoactivity
  • Short attention span
  • Distractability
  • Impulsiveness
  • Poor visual-motor coordination
  • Poor sense of balance
  • Poor large
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