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Texas Dyslexia Schools

12207 Whittlington Drive

Houston, TX 77077

(281) 493-1070

Grades: K-12

Mission: The Briarwood School enables and empowers students with diagnosed learning differences or development disorders to reach their maximum potential academically, socially, physically and emotionally through individualized, diagnostic-prescriptive instruction in a structured and supportive academic environment.

About the School: Of the 300 students in the Lower and Middle-Upper Schools, approximately 80% are children with average to superior intelligence with a broad range of learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, nonverbal learning disorders, speech/language, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and processing disorders.

2455 N Eastman Road

Longview, TX 75605

(903) 758-9741

Grades: K-8

About the School: Crisman is a private, non profit, school designed to meet the needs of students with a diagnosed learning difference; including dyslexia, Aspergers, sensory delays, language based delays, ADD and ADHD. At the heart of all we do is the strong belief that all children can learn. At Crisman each student is a valued individual with unique social, emotional, and academic needs. We work to empower students to recognize their strengths, build upon those strengths and to become self advocates in the pursuit of reaching their full potential.

950 Tiffany Way

Dallas, TX 75218

(214) 324-1481

Grades: 1-12

Mission: Dallas Academy restores the promise of full academic enrichment to students with learning differences. Our staff establishes a meaningful connection with each student to overcome barriers to success.

About the School: Dallas Academy offers a structured, multisensory program for students with diagnosed learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, and a variety of reading, writing, and math processing disorders. Dallas Academy offers students and parents the best of both worlds by providing an effective program and strategies to meet the special educational needs of bright students with learning differences while including the activities of a larger, more traditional school.

16150 Preston Rd

Dallas, TX 75248

(972) 233-1026

Grades: 1-12

About the School: Fairhill is a private, non-profit, college preparatory school serving students in grades 1 through 12. Fairhill's primary purpose is to provide a superior education for students of average and above intelligence who have been diagnosed with a learning difference such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Auditory Processing Disorder, or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Fairhill students possess the intellectual potential to succeed academically, often at superior levels. However, because of a learning difference, these students have frequently experienced frustration in traditional school environments. The result is that their past academic performance does not reflect their potential.

2570 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd

Arlington, TX 76012

(817) 226-6222

Grades: 5-12

About the School: For over 30 years, Gateway School, has been providing academic success to students in grades 5-12. At Gateway School, your child's education is tailored by using a variety of learning styles and teaching techniques to meet academic goals and needs and to unlock their potential. In addition to academics, we also address organizational skills, time management, behavioral intervention and social skills.

Fort Worth Campus (Grades: 1-12)

4817 Odessa Avenue

Fort Worth, TX 76133

(817) 923-9482

Grapevine Campus (Grades: 1-8)

204 N. Dooley

Grapevine, TX 76051

(817) 310-0876

Mission: Our mission is to provide progressive educational services in a safe and student-centered environment for bright, motivated students who learn differently.

About the School: For over 40 years Hill School has provided students who learn differently with specialized education in a supportive environment. Hill School provides students who learn differently and are of average to above average intelligence a student-centered educational environment that focuses on intellectual development, while supporting social, emotional, and physical well-being. Our efforts embody our core values of engagement, partnership, opportunity, determination, and independence for students who have struggled in traditional learning environments. 

3821 University Blvd.

Dallas, TX 75205

(214) 525-6600

Grades: 1-8

About the School: The Hillier School was founded in 1968 by the Highland Park Presbyterian Church as a special ministry dedicated to teaching children with learning differences.The Hillier School is a state-accredited school, providing a full-academic program for the student with dyslexia and related language learning differences.  Students are taught through a structured, multi-sensory teaching approach and receive classes in reading, English, Math, Social studies, Science, Physical Education, Art, Computer, Music and Character Building.  In addition, principles of the Christian faith are taught in weekly chapels.

9407 Midway Road

Dallas, TX 75220

(214) 353-8804

Grades: preK-12

Mission: The mission of Oak Hill Academy is to provide specialized education for students, pre-K through 12th grade, who exhibit or are at-risk for learning differences and/or social challenges.

About the School: Having served the needs of students with learning differences (LD) and developmental delays for over 27 years, Oak Hill Academy has always been dedicated to unveiling the magnificent minds of students who struggle in mainstream classrooms. As a result, we have expanded our model and mission to meet the demand for a program that reaches beyond the needs of students with classic learning differences.

4407 Red River,

Austin, TX 78751

(512) 472-2262

Grades: 5-12

Mission: Odyssey School is committed to the development of academic excellence and self-acceptance for students who struggle in traditional educational settings. We believe that all children can be successful in their intellectual, creative, and social development. Our goal is to help each student discover his or her individual potential for greatness.

2614A Exposition Blvd.

Austin, TX 78703

(512) 476-8382

Grades: 1-8

About the School: Rawson Saunders is the only full-curriculum school in Central Texas for children with dyslexia. Our school is recognized nationally as a leader in innovative teaching methods tailored specifically to the way dyslexics learn. Through individualized, multisensory, research-driven instruction within small class sizes, we cultivate our students' strengths while effectively addressing their needs.  Rawson Saunders provides a nurturing yet academically challenging environment through which bright students with dyslexia can develop to their fullest potential. Our students graduate prepared for success in high school and beyond.

5707 Royal Lane

Dallas, TX 75229

(214) 691-6950

Grades: 1-12

About the School: The Winston School is a small college preparatory school designed to maximize the potential of bright students who learn differently. Through individualized learning strategies, our students are empowered to meet confidently the challenges of tomorrow. Learning disabilities are unique to the individual and may be manifested in various academic areas; each person deserves the opportunity to learn in the manner appropriate for their own distinctive style. Through Winston's Testing and Evaluation Center, students are assessed and teachers are provided with the learning profiles, training, and resources needed to respond to the needs of the students.