Homeschool CYSHCN Database


Therapy Providers 

Pediatric Speech & Language Therapy (Home Based)  

One of their providers also has a therapy space in Waxhaw.



Carolina Pediatric Therapy (Clinic, In-Home, Virtual) OT, PT, ST, Behavioral                            



Pediatric Advanced Therapy/Matthews (Clinic, Teletherapy) OT, PT, Speech, ABA, Counseling, Psychological Testing



Pediatric Boulevard (Clinic Based) OT, PT, ST, Swallowing Therapy

704- 821-0568


Milestone (Home Based) OT, PT, ST, Sensory Integration         



Carolina Speech Connections (Clinic, In-Home) ST


Healthy Speech Solutions (offers virtual online services) ST, Feeding Therapy           



Behavioral Health (Mental Health/IDD/SU)

Partners Behavioral Health Management


Foundation Family Care


Crystal Bullard, MD Psychiatry


Child and Family Development – Psychological Services/Specialty Services including Autism Evaluations


Triple P – Positive Parenting Program (Online Triple P currently free in NC)                                             

Visit their website to sign up for online Triple P or find a local provider             

*Stepping Stones Triple P is available for parents of children with disabilities 


Waiver Services (Eligibility based on need, not family income)

CAP-C (for Medically Fragile Children)  

NC Innovations Waiver (for those with Intellectual Disability)


Educational Evaluations/ Intervention 

Covenant Education Services          


Craig Pohlman, Ph.D. Areas of Expertise: Assessments, Attention Issues, College Success, Learning Problems


Barbara Barnhill – End of year testing, Test of Cognitive Abilities (Woodcock Johnson)


Financial Resources

First in Families of Southern Piedmont (supports individuals with disabilities and their families in Cabarrus, Davidson, Rowan, Stanly and Union counties) 


NC – Special Education Scholarship Grants 


Health Care Financing Guide  (


Additional Financial Resource  on the Resource CAFE website


NC ABLE Account (Savings account for those with disabilities)


SSI (Supplemental Security Income through Social Security Administration for children and adults with a disability or blindness – income based eligibility) 


Homeschool Specific Resources

The Homeschool Room 

1115 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd, Matthews, NC 28105

(704) 845-0440


Navigation Services 

Signposts Family Resource Center


Post-Secondary Options (Designed for those with special needs)

Think College Website


South Piedmont Community College Compass Education (An academic-based program for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities) 


Appalachian State University – Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program 

Scholars with Diverse Abilities


University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Beyond Academics Program

Office of Comprehensive Transition & Postsecondary Education


Western Carolina University – University Participant (UP) Program

Western Carolina’s University Participant (UP) Program



The Arc of Union/Cabarrus 


Family Support Network of Southern Piedmont 


Autism Speaks


Autism Society of NC (Guide for Homeschooling Children with Autism)


Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC) 


Waxhaw Homeschool Connection


Union County Homeschoolers 


Transition Resource

Roadmap to Meaningful Employment & Independence 


Vocational Services

Zab’s Place – Matthews 


NC Division Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) – Pre-Employment Transition Services

*This document from Disability Rights NC notes that these services are available to any student with a disability in public schools or homeschools.  DVRS is not required to conduct outreach to homeschooled or other non-traditional students, and that these students need to initiate contact with them to begin services.


Useful websites (NCHE Summit for Parents of Exceptional Children)

Teacher Resource Page

North Carolina Children with Special Health Care Needs Help Line – 1-800-737-3028 –

North Carolina Department of Administration Non Public Schools Information for Home Schools

North Carolina Graduation Requirements