Georgia Dyslexia Schools
http://www.millsprings.org Success in School… Success in Life ,College Prep for LD, ADHD, and Dyslexic children in Metro Atlanta since 1981. Mill Springs Academy bases learning strategies on Academic Plans developed for each student by our multidisciplinary staff. Learning strategies are generated from psycho-educational evaluations, previous school records, diagnostic skills assessment, observations, communication with other professionals involved with the student and our continuing experiences with the student. Mill Springs Academy is committed to a comprehensive, holistic program design that is multifaceted to meet the needs of the “total child”. Grades 1st -12th
http://www.schenck.org// The Schenck School offers a unique learning environment for children with dyslexia, as well as several auxiliary programs. The School offers an intense, full-day academic program designed to teachspecific skills andstrategieshelping children overcome their difficulties in reading and writtenexpression.Experience has shown that children with dyslexia are often above-average in intelligence and highly creative, having an ability to “think outside of the box” and solve complex problems. When these students successfully read and write, they are able to realize their unique gifts and talents. Grades K-6
http://www.howardschool.org/ The Howard School educates students with language learning disabilities and learning differences. Instruction is personalized to complement individual learning styles, to address student needs and to help each student understand his or her learning process. The curriculum focuses on depth of understanding in order to make learning meaningful and therefore, maximize educational success.
Our mission is to successfully teach each student in the unique way that student learns. The Howard School educates students with language learning disabilities and learning differences. Instruction is personalized to complement individual learning styles, to address student needs, and to help each student understand his or her learning process. The curriculum focuses on depth of understanding in order to make learning meaningful, and therefore, maximize educational success. Grades K-12th
http://www.saintfrancisschools.com// Saint Francis School’s educational philosophy is based on the premise that every child can succeed if attention is given to his or her learning strengths, as well as his or her learning weaknesses. Children learn best in an environment that is supportive yet challenging and where reachable expectations have replaced ongoing frustration.
Saint Francis allows each child to realize his or her full learning potential by providing a balanced, well-rounded program that pays careful attention to basic skill development, while at the same time encouraging growth through physical activity, fine arts appreciation, scientific experimentation, and historical discovery. Saint Francis School’s educational philosophy is based on the premise that every child can succeed if attention is given to his or her learning strengths, as well as his or her learning weaknesses. Children learn best in an environment that is supportive yet challenging and where reachable expectations have replaced ongoing frustration. PreK-12th
Hayden’s Way is a private school that caters to children with learning differences. We have designed a multi-sensory classroom for children who learn at a different pace and in a different way. Our staff has been trained using Lindamood-Bell and Orton Gillingham techniques.We have peer buddies who assist the students while attending enrichment classes and on field trips.
http://www.cottageschool.org// The Cottage School’s history of success repeatedly demonstrates that students who come to the school disillusioned or discouraged–some to the point of “giving up” on education–flourish in the school’s environment and emerge as independent, capable, and successful young adults. Grades 6th -12th
http://www.atlantaspeechschool.org/RelId/606421/ISvars/default/Wardlaw_School.htm The Wardlaw School is dedicated to serving children with average to very superior intelligence and mild to moderate language-based learning disabilities. Children served in the Wardlaw School typically exhibit underlying auditory and/or visual processing problems that make it difficult for them to learn in their present educational setting. Our students are between the ages of 5 and 12 years old and are in kindergarten through 6th level.
The types of learning disabilities served by the Wardlaw School include dyslexia (reading disability), difficulty understanding and/or using spoken language, written language disorders, and mathematical disabilities. Children with a learning disability and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are accepted. The program is not designed for children with only ADD, behavior problems, or emotional problems. Grades K-6th
http://www.centeracademy.com/2007/smyrna.htm/ Center Academy provides a small, safe, accredited college prep environment for students who have fallen behind or who want to get ahead. Based in Florida, Center Academy started the first school for dyslexia in the United Kingdom. Grades 6 – 12
http://pathwaysacademy.org Pathways Academy is for bright children with Learning disabilities. Children learn through mult-sensory, and phonetic way of teaching. Grades 1-5
http://www.porterschool.com// Founded in 2000, the Porter Academy specializes in teaching students with language-based learning disabilities, sensory integration disorders, and mild to moderate learning-style differences who have not been successful in a traditional classroom setting.
http://www.thelionheartschool.com The Lionheart School opened in the fall of 2000. We are currently in our 9th year of opera tion. Lionheart is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, founded by some of the Southeast’s leading Early Childhood Education professionals and a group of families unable to find a school or program which fit the needs of their children. The goal was to create a new type of learning environment – one which combines the area’s finest Special Education teachers, Speech, Occupational and Music Therapy professionals and concerned and active parents. Grades 1st -12th
www.brandonhall.org With a focus on the individual, Brandon Hall provides small group and one-on-one college preparatory classes for students who desire a more intensive educational setting or who, for a variety of reasons, may not have been achieving their potential. Emphasizing multi-sensory instruction, applied study skills, organization, accountability, and the ordering of priorities, the school seeks to motivate each student to fulfill his/her potential . Grades 4th -12th
Atlanta GA 30307
(404) 378-2219 tel
Horizons is a small, diverse school which continually challenges every community member to grow. It demands respect for each individual.
Savannah GA 31406-3604
(912) 354-4047 tel
www.roycelearningcenter.com/ Chatham Academy is a fully accredited independent day school, grades one through twelve, for children with learning differences, offering both a college prep and practical studies curriculum. Classes are limited to ten students each and they are grouped according to skills level.
College Park GA 30337-2199
(404) 765-4000 tel
www.woodward.edu/home/ Since its founding in 1900, Woodward Academy has embraced a philosophy of education that asserts the importance and uniqueness of the individual student. Over the years, the Academy has provided the student many special avenues of success in a structured and caring environment. Our motto “Excellence, Character, Opportunity” expresses the long-standing commitment that enables Woodward Academy to make a positive difference in each student’s education.
Fairburn GA 30123
(770) 774-8001 tel
www.thebedfordschool.org/ The Bedford School is a non-profit organization dedicated to the remediation of specific learning disabilities for children in grades 1-9. A learning disability is generally defined as a cognitive dysfunction, frequently heredity in nature, characterized by the inability to deal with written symbols, despite conventional instruction, adequate intelligence and socio-cultural opportunity. Some of the characteristics include short attention span, distractibility, variability in performance, reading, spelling, writing or math disabilities, poor organizational skills, and slowness in finishing work. Grades 1-9
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(877) 465-7500 tel
www.gablesacademy.com/ Gables Academy is a fully accredited non-profit learning center providing a full spectrum of educational services for students in the special needs population ages 9-18. Grades 4th-12th
Atlanta GA 30328
(404) 303-8722 tel
www.sophiaacademy.org/ Sophia Academy is a Christian school dedicated to innovative multi-sensory teaching methods for students with a variety of learning differences, using a curriculum that emphasizes Judeo-Christian values in every subject.
The Swift School
Marietta GA 30062