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Workshops are being held at the Radisson Blu in the second floor ballrooms on Monday from 9:30-4:30. The Expo is in the Parkview Event Space off Nick Universe on the east side, just past the Hard Rock Cafe; it is open Monday 12-8 and Tuesday 9-3. The expo hall is where some group meet-ups and talks will be happening on Monday night after 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 9-3. Various other events are happening at Mall of America stores; be sure to check the location when you sign up. 

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Monday, February 26 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Special Needs Homeschooling Discussion. Deschooling to create space for self determination, advocacy, and learning. LIMITED

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The most common piece of advice new homeschoolers hear from seasoned homeschoolers is "Deschool!!" Deschooling is beneficial for all homeschooling families, a way to start your new journey on the right foot.  We will talk about how deschooling benefits a family that has been in a special needs classroom specifically. Why you should do it, and tips and tricks to make your deschooling experience as positive and rejuvinating as possible!

avatar for Aza Donnelly

Aza Donnelly

Special Needs Coordinator, Treasurer, MHA
    We have been what we call atypical unschoolers for the past 7 years. Although I geek out on curriculum and learning styles.  I have worked in the disabilities community for 25 years, currently I am an advocate, self advocate, disability services specialist and a gentle parenting/mentoring... Read More →
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Erin Souster

Awesome homeschool mom and former MHA Board member
The state says I'm a homeschooling educator. But really, who's the student and who's the educator in this wibbly wobbly bit of time in our children's snapshot of growing to adulthood!?! Life is busy with three boys, two dogs, a consistently confused spouse, working part time, and... Read More →

Monday February 26, 2018 3:15pm - 4:30pm CST
Lakes Salon C - Radisson Blu, South side of Mall of America