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Empowering Homeschool Conversations

with Peggy Ployhar

Using Creativity and Self-Expression to Improve a Student's Mental Health

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Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations was Jennifer Richman, Occupational Therapist and homeschool mom. Jennifer shared with us about "Using Creativity and Self-Expression to Improve a Student's Mental Health"Other topics covered in this episode:Addressing Mental Health Issues in Younger ChildrenIdentifying Mental Health Issues in Teens and Young AdultsUsing Creative Outlets to Connect with Special Needs ChildrenUsing Music to Make Meaningful Connections with Struggling StudentsWatch the full broadcast on YouTube at https://youtu.be/LaJ62L1UvTMThis episode of Empowering Homeschool Conversations was funded by viewers like you. To learn how you can support the nonprofit work of SPED Homeschool and this broadcast, visit https://spedhomeschool.com/donate/To connect with Jennifer and her resources, visit https://www.dancingroserecords.com/To find out more about SPED Homeschool, visit our website at https://spedhomeschool.com/ Check out our most recent articles on SPED Homeschool at https://spedhomeschool.com/articles/ Click here to power up your at home teaching: https://www.empoweredhomeschool.org/ #mentalhealth #selfexpression #creativeexpression
May 22, 2022
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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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