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Georgia Dyslexia Schools


(My Dyslexia Alma Mater) The Schenck School

282 Mount Paran Road Northwest

Atlanta, GA 30327

(404) 252-2591

Grades: K-6

Mission: The mission of The Schenck School is to build a solid educational foundation for students with dyslexia and develop their rich potential.

About the School: 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 teach specific skills and strategies helping children overcome their difficulties in reading and written expression.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.


3160 Northside Parkway NW

Atlanta, GA 30327

(404) 233-5332

Grades: K-6

Mission: The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Established in 1938, the Atlanta Speech School serves children and adults with speech, hearing, language, or learning disabilities through clinical and education programs, in addition to providing professional development for teachers and educators in partner schools and preschools. All of our programs are built upon a foundation of caring instruction, based on proven research, and strengthened with a depth of academic and clinical knowledge. At the Atlanta Speech School, language is the link that connects all of our services.


5665 Milam Road

Fairburn, GA 30213

(770) 774-8001

Grades: 1-9

Mission: The Bedford School will provide the appropriate intervention necessary for each student. The Bedford School will provide remediation and instruction in academic, social, and physical skills, supporting the families as they reinforce and enhance this growth. The Bedford School will provide opportunities for growth in the areas of responsibility, self-discipline and organization that will enable the learning-disabled student to become an independent learner and a contributing member of society.

About the School: Welcome to The Bedford School, an accredited private school in Fairburn, GA (south of Atlanta) for children with specific learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD. The only LD school on the southside of Atlanta, Bedford offers small class size, a challenging academic curriculum, modern multifaceted facilities, extra-curricular activities, and summer academic and recreational programs such as Squirrel Hollow Camp, all in a structured special education setting.


1701 Brandon Hall Drive

Atlanta, GA 30350

(770) 394-8177

Grades:

6-12 Day

7-12 Boarding

Mission: Brandon Hall's mission as a coeducational boarding and day school is to provide a challenging college preparatory experience immersed in technology. Our community embraces diversity, celebrates individual strengths, fosters global citizenship, encourages athleticism and the arts, and inspires  every student's dream to attend college becomes reality.


3499 South Cobb Drive Southeast

Smyrna, GA 30080

(770) 333-1616

Grades: 4-12

Mission: The mission of Center Academy is to provide students with a learning environment that facilitates the development of self-confidence, motivation, and academic skills, and gives students the opportunity to achieve success in life. 


4 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd.

Savannah, GA 31406

(912) 354-4047

Grades: 1-12

Mission: To create an educational environment for students and families with learning differences by going above and beyond the normal standards of care and education to provide exceptional outcomes.

About the School: Students with learning differences also have special abilities. With over 35 years of experience and education we have created a method for developing the skills, abilities and talents of children with learning differences. By enhancing the strengths and diminishing the struggle we specialize in the use of Strategic Enhancement Groups whereby students enjoy learning and then teaching others enabling them to focus on strengths, not weaknesses. We provide tools for direction, focus, dedication, motivation, adventure, experience, purpose, participation and accomplishment.


700 Grimes Bridge Road

Roswell, GA 30075

(770) 641-8688

Grades: 6-12

Mission: Building a sense of self for students with special learning needs through academic and experiential programming, The Cottage School prepares individuals for fulfillment of their true potential as confident, productive, and independent adults.

About the School: The Cottage School program has consistently been recognized for excellence by distinguished educators, counselors, and psychologists. Most significant is the recognition given the school by the most valued audience of all...TCS students and their families. The Cottage School is accredited by SAIS, SACS, and The Georgia Accrediting Commission.


1005 Alderman Drive Suite 203

Alpharetta, GA 30005

(770) 351-6304

Grades: K-12

Mission: To provide a safe haven for children with learning disabilities to learn and grow educationally and socially by using multi-sensory teaching methods, relationship building skills and other educational tools to reach their full potential.  Our teachers are certified in Orton-Gillingham and trained in Lindamood Bell techniques.


1192 Foster Street Northwest

Atlanta, GA 30318

(404) 377-7436

Grades: K-12

Mission: The Howard School educates students with language learning disabilities and 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.

About the School: At The Howard School, we believe that learning is a collaborative endeavor built upon trust, respect and communication. We believe in a curriculum that emphasizes depth of understanding over superficial breadth, with a teaching method that begins by detecting each student's own "learning fingerprint."


13660 New Providence Road  

Alpharetta, GA 30004

(770) 360-1336

Grades: K-12

Mission: Mill Springs Academy is a values-based educational community dedicated to the academic, physical and social growth of those students who have not realized their full potential in traditional classroom settings.


3585 Lawrenceville-Swanee Road Suite 402

Suwanee, GA 30024

(678) 318-3588


Grades: K-8

Mission: Our mission is to enable students with the average to above average intelligence, who also experience learning difficulties in the areas of reading, organization, language processing, and written expression, to reach their maximum academic potential.

About the School: Sage School is a unique Christian school serving K-8th and is dedicated to meeting the needs of students with dyslexia and language-learning differences. Sage School students receive daily Orton-Gillingham tutorials and Bible Studies in addition to their academic classes. Additionally, Sage School also provides 1:1 Orton-Gillingham tutoring session before and after school. With a low teacher-to-student ratio, individualized learning goals, and specially trained teachers dedicated to each child's success, Sage School strives to prepare students to discover their own unique talents and enables them to reach their full potential. We offer a rolling admissions process where students may be enrolled at any time during the school year.


282 Mount Paran Road Northwest

Atlanta, GA 30327

(404) 252-2591

Grades: K-6

Mission: The mission of The Schenck School is to build a solid educational foundation for students with dyslexia and develop their rich potential.

About the School: 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 teach specific skills and strategies helping children overcome their difficulties in reading and written expression.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.


2880 Dresden Drive

Atlanta, GA 30341

(404) 303-8722

Grades: preK-12

About the School: Sophia Academy sees each child as an individual with unlimited potential if given the opportunities and tailored instruction. With a highly motivated staff and a commitment to each child's learning style, we provide a premier college prep PreK - high school environment. Small class sizes, individual goals, and innovative multi-sensory instruction as guided by the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards produce results for all children. Our comprehensive curriculum which includes music, art, theater, athletics, and Christian Education broadens our students' interests, promotes leadership, develops talents and shapes character. The Orton-Gillingham language learning approach, created for those with dyslexia, is a language instruction also ideal for all learners.


300 Grimes Bridge Road

Roswell, GA 30075

(678) 205-4988

Grades: 1-7

Mission: Swift School prepares students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life.