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Educational Benefits of Equine-Assisted Therapy

February 21, 2023
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Is your student resistant to therapy sessions? Have you ever considered hippotherapy, aka equine-assisted therapy, as an alternative? Learn more about this innovative approach to therapy and how it can help your child reach both educational and therapeutic goals.

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations was Dr. Rebecka Spencer, Academic Language Therapist and homeschool mom. Dr. Rebecka shared with us on how to "Educational Benefits of Equine-Assisted Therapy"

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Peggy Ployhar, SPED Homeschool Founder & CEO, is a physicist turned home educator who left a lucrative career in the medical device industry to teach the struggling learners in her own home.

Peggy founded SPED Homeschool in 2017 after working in the special education homeschooling industry for over a decade and now she and her team empower families across the globe to homeschool students with diverse learning needs.

She is certified by the American Association of Christian Counselors and trained as a Precept Bible Study leader. Peggy is also a professional aerial silks performer and instructor. In her free time, Peggy enjoys vegan/gluten-free cooking, paddle boarding, hiking and reading. She and her husband Doug live in League City, TX, and after 19 years of homeschooling have now graduated all three of their children from their home school.

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