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Empowering Homeschool Conversations

with Peggy Ployhar

Episode 165: Teaching Students Self-Advocacy Skills

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Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations was Mickie Hayes M.Ed., disability advocate, course instructor, speaker, & podcaster. Mickie shared with us about " Teaching Students Self-Advocacy Skills"

Other topics covered in this episode:
Differences Between Advocacy and Self-Advocacy
Why Problem-Solving Skills Improve Self-Advocacy
How Testing Helps Student Self-Advocate
Do This to Help Your Student Prepare to Self-Advocate in College

#advocacy #selfadvocacy #transitionplanning #teen #homeschool
August 16, 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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