District of Columbia
Homeschooling is legal in every state in the U.S. Laws and requirements vary considerably. Some states have substantial restrictions that apply to parents homeschooling children with special needs.
I've had tremendous difficulty finding good information about laws regulating special education and homeschooling for most states. Please share any resources that you may be aware of for your state. Contact
At the bottom of this page there is a list of web sites which have homeschool information for every state. Most do not have any information regarding special education laws.
A to Z Home's Cool: USA Regional Homeschool Laws and Support
Extensive links to support groups, laws and resources for each state.
HSLDA: State Laws
Gives a brief overview of each state's homeschool laws.
NHEN: Legal Information
Legal information for each state.
Tips and resources for getting started with homeschooling.
Special legal issues facing parents homeschooling children with disabilities.
Making the Decision
Factors to consider when deciding to homeschool a deaf or hard of hearing child.
Finding emotional and social support.
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