The youngest child of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar isn’t a baby anymore. 8 year old Josie
Duggar, is growing up right before fans’ eyes. Of course, like all members of the famous
family, she doesn’t attend a traditional school. According to a new reddit thread, some fans
are worried that Josies home schooling is not up to proper standards. A member of the
Duggar family posted a photo of Josie holding up a completed assignment from her lesson.
“Look who finished the whole grade! hashtag teacher life, hashtag best life,” the caption
read. Fans guessed that Laura DeMasie posted the pic, but since Jana Duggars BFF has a
private Instagram, theres no way to be 100% certain.
“Oh no, looking at this photo, and the page in that book feels awkward because I teach kids
Josies age,” one user commented. “I feel its reasonable to think that she might have special
education needs. If so, the Duggars won’t know how to change the education curriculum to
suit Josies needs. I worry that her parents probably are ignorant of education difficulties like
Dyslexia, which is very common, very easily helped if managed properly, and instead having
one of their strange IBLP beliefs about ‘curing’ needs like that.”
Its true that if this is the level of Josies current education abilities, she is behind her peers.
But, her delays could be caused by health problems she has endured after being born
prematurely. “I think they mentioned in the book Jim Bob had Dyslexia,” one fan offered.
“Yeah, it is possible that she has some kind of learning disability or cognitive delay to at least
partially explain this,” another user added. “That said though, my friend […]