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Michigan Dyslexia Schools

1153 Oak Valley Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

(734) 747-6641

Grades: 4-12

Mission: The mission of Ann Arbor Academy is to help students who have not found success in traditional learning environments grow in self esteem and academic skills.

About the School: Ann Arbor Academy is a private, coeducational day school for students with learning differences in grades four through twelve. We are dedicated to helping students, particularly those with AD/HD, autism spectrum disorder, and language based learning disabilities build a foundation for academic and social success. Our college preparatory curriculum and supportive social setting help to prepare students for the demands of higher education and the workplace. Ann Arbor Academy's strengths based approach provides an ideal environment for students to build academic skills, self confidence, and the foundation for life long learning.

39209 6 Mile Road, Ste 175

Livonia, MI 48152

(734) 548-8740

Grades: K-12

Mission: At Brightmont Academy, our mission is to continue to provide customized one-to-one instruction to help as many students as possible reach their full academic potential and prepare for college and career.

About the School: Brightmont Academy offers a new beginning for students with learning disabilities, emotional issues, health concerns or other special needs. Our one-to-one instruction fully accommodates the learning styles and needs of each individual. Students with learning difficulties work with dedicated teachers who have the expertise required to challenge and encourage them.

1755 Melton Road

Birmingham, MI 48009

(248) 642-1150

Grades: 1-12

Mission: Eton Academy educates students with reading, attention and other learning challenges -- building academic skills and self-confidence in an accepting and supportive environment.

2428 Burton SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

(616) 464-3330

Grades: 1-12

Mission: Lake Michigan Academy strives to transform the lives of children with learning disabilities. We empower students to focus and build their strengths not their weaknesses. Students leave LMA with renewed self-esteem and life long tools for success. Our alumni continue to develop learning skills, social skills, and self-awareness techniques which helps them become valuable individuals in society.

About the School: When students are empowered to achieve their potential, AMAZING THINGS CAN HAPPEN. They begin to expand their horizons, take on bigger challenges, and learn a new sense of self confidence. Lake Michigan Academy is the only school in West Michigan devoted solely to educating children with learning disabilities (LD). For 30 years, we have continued to successfully provide resources for educated teachers to impact the lives of students grades 1-12. Lake Michigan Academy provides the opportunity for a fresh start, focusing on individual strengths while honoring the fact that children learn at different paces.

1 Old Homestead Road

Glen Arbor, MI 49636

(231) 334-5800

Grades: 9-12

Mission: The Leelanau School Supports discovery of individual potential through academic, physical, and personal development of students who learn differently.

About the School: The Leelanau School is a strength-based experiential boarding high school for intelligent boys and girls who simply learn differently, especially those with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, and similar learning differences. The Leelanau School's strengths lie in our dedicated faculty and small, supportive boarding school environment.