Ex hser here. DD1 is 10 and in 4th grade now. She is also severely dyslexic along with a few other things. School has always been difficult for her, we work three times as hard just to pass. But it's worked, until this year anyway. We had a private reading therapist for 3.5, 5 days a week year around. And she was a very small, crunchy private school that accommodated her in every single manner. She thrived there. Until this year. She was being bullied and we ultimately were forced to leave after Thanksgiving. We attempted public school which was a failure of epic proportions.
I have now pulled her out and we are trying to figure out the next step. Next year she will return to her old school but we have to do something for now with her. We have a math tutor two hours a week and I could get her old therapist back a couple hours a week probably. DD1 has not learned anything past Thanksgiving and for a child that does have to put in so much effort, I am realistically looking it taking us until 5th grade starts in August to get her back where she should be.
I am at a loss as to what to do or use to hs her for the rest of the year. She does need lots of structure. I have limited time with DS1 who is ASD and a high needs toddler. I am willing to spend a little of money but not a lot of material for the next few months. ` DD1 struggles with mental health issues and after this year, she is quite fragile but terrified of being behind again because she was for so many years. I have her math book from her old school and they've offered to possibly provide a science book but the help is limited. Suggestions?`
I have looked into the k-12 virtual online school but she is not at the level that they are at with her being behind AND I might send her to a shared school program at the public school where they just go two days a week and do PE, spanish, etc... and she is not allowed to be enrolled in both programs. Having her at home full time would not be in anyone's best interest, she gets destruction and violent to her siblings if we do not keep her constantly busy or engaged.