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CHILD SCHOOL ages 3 - 18
CHILD school is an accredited therapeutic day school designed for students ages 5-17 and a developmental therapy clinic serving children 3-18. CHILD offers an individualized program focused on meeting academic and social emotional needs of students challenged in typical learning environments. CHILD students are placed privately by parents or in partnership with school districts throughout Puget Sound. Their programs offer highly individualized diagnostic teaching, proven behavior intervention, and social skills development. Occupational therapy, Speech Therapy, Counseling, and family support are also available when needed. For intake, contact Client Services Coordinator.Link206-232-8680Renton
EMERALD CITY SCHOOL SEATTLEThe ECS’s mission is to provide children with LD the support, care, and instruction they need to reach their full potential and become lifelong learners. The program is for students who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities, attention challenges, executive functioning difficulties and mild Autism, grades 1 through 6. Head of school: Jeremy S turnerLink206-209-0950 Seattle
ISI is a service of Dartmoor School developed to fulfill Public School District requirements for individual instruction, highly qualified teachers, and student accommodations. Dartmoor School provides an optimal personalized program for its students via active one-on-one instruction and individualized to their instructional levels, learning styles, and the pace of their academic and intellectual progress. Instruction is offered in a welcoming, safe, respectful, and nurturing environment. For more information, contact Admissions office.Link425-885-1123Seattle, Bellevue, Issaquah (plateau), and Bothell
HAMLIN ROBINSON SCHOOLCurrent Grades: K through 8th. Specific Language Disability (Dyslexia). Small classes are taught using the Slingerland, multi-sensory approach in reading, writing, spelling and all instructional areas. The goal is to help students discover the joy of learning, build positive self-
esteem, and explore their full creative potential while preparing them to return successfully to conventional classrooms. During the school year teachers provide after school tutoring for elementary age children in all subject areas. Slingerland Screening is available in the month of May.
MORNINGSIDE ACADEMYGrades 1 – 9. Morningside Academy’s Elementary School and Transitional Programs are available for Puget Sound students to catch up, build up and get ahead. The Academy offers individualized and small group instruction tailored to each student’s needs and existing academic skills. Morningside uses instructional procedures known as the Morningside Model of Generative Instruction. The curriculum includes: Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, Study and Organizational Skills, Thinking and Reasoning Skills plus Art and PE. Director: Kent R. Johnson, Ph.D. Associate Director: Joanne Robbins Link206-709-9500Seattle
NEW HORIZON SCHOOLGrades: 4-12. Every day New Horizon School (NHS) makes education accessible to students with learning differences that live in the Pacific Northwest. Located in Renton, NHS serves grades 4-12, meeting student’s needs by fostering an environment of acceptance, opportunity and achievement. Administrator/CEO – Marla Veliz. Business Director - Margaret Soularie.Link425-226-3717Renton
PACIFIC LEARNING CENTERS, NW (PLC)Grades: K-12. PLC is a private special purpose school in operation since 2004. PLC has served students from Mount Vernon to Kent, from North Kitsap to Issaquah. The school offers small classes in a safe environment using a multi-sensory curriculum, direct instruction, Collaborative Problem-Solving, and cognitive behavioral therapy for children with learning disabilities such as Dyslexia, AD/HD, and mild to moderate developmental delays. PLCNW offers full-time day school programs as well as a summer school program.Link425-672-6805Shoreline
ST. CHRISTOPHER ACADEMYDirector: Darlene Jevne. Grades: 9-12. A state approved, special high school program for students with learning differences, such as ADD, ADHD or Dyslexia. St. Christopher Academy is housed within Seattle Lutheran High School in West Seattle. Many clubs, activities and athletics are offered for the benefit of the student. Link206-246-9751Seattle