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Empowering Homeschool Conversations

with Peggy Ployhar

Episode 151: Teaching STEM Skills to Kids with ASD

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Our special guest this week was Dr. Nicole Caldwell, certified special education teacher with a Master's degree and PhD in special education. Dr. Nicole Caldwell shared with us about "Teaching STEM Skills to Kids with ASD"

Other topics covered in this episode:
Using Visual Supports for Teaching the Scientific Method
The Advantage of Simplified Science Experiments
Introducing Science Concepts Through Free Play
Using Your Child's Interests to Teach Science

#STEM #ASD #homestrategies
May 02, 2021
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Meet Your Host
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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