Atlanta Special Needs Schools - General Information

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Here is current information for the Georgia Department of Education Special Needs Scholarship Program

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City County Grades Focus/Special Needs Served
Alexsander Academy AlpharettaFulton 2-8 ADHD, autism, Aspergers, learning disabilites, sensory processing issues, and communication disorders
Atlanta Country Day School AtlantaFulton 7-12 Night school, summer school, early graduation, traveling celebrity program for students who cannot attend school on a regular basis
Atlanta Speech School Atlanta Fulton PS-6 Speech, hearing, language or learning disabilities
Auditory-Verbal Center, Inc. Atlanta DeKalb   Auditory-verbal therapy for all degrees of hearing loss
Cottage School (The) Roswell Fulton 6-12 Mild to moderate learning difficulties
Cloverleaf School (The) Atlanta DeKalb K-5 ADHD, high functioning autism, Asperger, anxiety, and other learning differences
Crossroads High/Middle School Holly Springs Cherokee 6-12 Alternative Middle/High School
Crossroads Second Chance North Roswell Fulton 6-12 Alternative school for chronically disruptive students
Cumberland Academy of Georgia Atlanta Fulton 4-12; Post Graduate High functioning Autism, Aspergers’s, LD, ADD and ADHD
Devereux Georgia Treatment Network (The) Kennesaw Cobb 3-12 Emotional and behavioral challenges brought on by abuse, neglect, mental illness, sexual exploitation, or intellectual/developmental disabilities; residential treatment for ages 8-21
Forsyth Academy @ Night Cumming Forsyth 9-12 Non-traditional charter evening high school
Forsyth Academy Cumming Forsyth 9-12 Non-traditional charter high school geared toward students who are not succeeding in a traditional school setting
Gateway Academy Cumming Forsyth 6-12 Alternative school
George W. Hartmann Center Marietta Cobb 6-12 Residential treatment facility for adolescents (ages 13-18) with substance abuse problems
Grant Academy (The) Woodstock Cherokee 1-5 S.T.E.M. School. Special Needs including, but no limited to: Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Autism, Asperger's, Cognitive Disabilities
Gwinnett County Online Campus Norcross Gwinnett 6-12 Online School
Gwinnett InterVention Education (GIVE) Center East Lawrenceville Gwinnett 6-12 Alternative school for at-risk students
Gwinnett InterVention Education (GIVE) Center West Norcross Gwinnett 6-12 Alternative school for at-risk students
H.A.V.E.N. Academy, Fitzhugh Campus Smyrna Cobb K-12 Severe Emotional Behavior Disorders and Autism
H.A.V.E.N. Academy, Hawthorne Campus Smyrna Cobb K-12 Severe Emotional Behavior Disorders and Autism
Hillside Conant School Atlanta Fulton 1-12 Residential treatment facility for severely emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children ages 7-21
Hooper Renwick School Lawrenceville Gwinnett 6-12 Severe emotional and/or behavioral difficulties; autism and mild/moderate or severe intellectual disabilities
Howard School (The) Atlanta Fulton K5-12 Language learning disabilities and differences
i-Achieve Virtual Academy Cumming Forsyth 6-12 Online School
International Student Center Atlanta DeKalb 3-12 Intensive English program for non-native speakers
Jacob's Ladder Neurodevelopmental School and Therapy Center Roswell Fulton PK-12 Any kind of neurological disorder - from Down syndrome and Cerebral Palsy to a range of learning disabilities and genetic disorders; 60% have been diagnosed with autism
L.R. Tippens Education Center Canton Cherokee   Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Autism, etc.
Lionheart School (The) Alpharetta Fulton 1-12 Autism spectrum and other challenges in relating and communicating, including ADD, ADHD, Tourette, Fragile X, Regulatory Disorders, Tuberous Sclerosis, etc.
Marcus Autism Center Atlanta DeKalb   Autism and related disorders; early intervention program for children 18 mos-8 yrs
Margaret Harris Comprehensive School Atlanta DeKalb PK-12 Severe and multiple disabilities
Marietta Performance Learning Center Marietta Cobb 10-12 Students who have been unsuccessful in a traditional school setting
Maxwell High School of Technology Lawrenceville Gwinnett 11-12 Vocational training in various career fields
MDE School Marietta Cobb K-12 Specializing in children with autism, sensory processing and communication disorders
Monarch School Duluth Gwinnett PK-Post Graduate Special needs Pre-K for ages 3-5; post-high school job training and life skills transition for ages 18-21 with special needs
Mill Springs Academy Alpharetta Fulton 1-12 Students with average to superior abilities diagnosed with learning differences, dyslexia and attention deficit
Nelson L. Price Treatment Center Marietta Cobb 9-12 Residential substance abuse program for adolescents (ages 12-17); offers a 12-step Christian program
Oakland Meadow School Lawrenceville Gwinnett Ages 3-21 Students ages 3-21 with deficits in cognitive and/or motor development
Pathways Academy School for Dyslexia Marietta Cobb 1-6 Dyslexia
Piedmont School of Atlanta (The) Brookhaven DeKalb K-6 Students with average and above average ability with autism, learning differences, ADHD, and/or anxiety disorders
Polaris Evening School Woodstock Cherokee 9-12 "Open Campus" Evening School
Porter Elementary Roswell Fulton PK-8 Difficulties with language processing, dyslexia, attention (ADHD), sensory processing, visual processing, auditory processing, motor skills (Dyspraxia), organization, social skills, and self-esteem
Schenck School (The) Atlanta Fulton K-6 Dyslexia
Sophia Academy Atlanta DeKalb PK-9 Christian school devoted to students with learning disabilities
Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett Lawrenceville Gwinnett PK-12 Toddlers and up with ADD, intellectual and physical disabilities, developmental delays, vision/hearing impaired, seizure disorders, behavior disorders, speech and language disorders, autism/PDD (Pervasive Developmental Disorders)
Swift School Roswell Fulton 1-8 Dyslexia and related language-based learning differences
T. Carl Buice School Sugar Hill Gwinnett PK Preschool and Pre-K for children with special needs
UHS of Laurel Heights Atlanta DeKalb PK-12 Intensive residential treatment for complex psychiatric and behavioral problems, co-occurring developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders
Warren Technical School Chamblee DeKalb 10-12 Vocational training in various career fields; provides students with special needs instruction in career, job readiness, and life skill

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  • Grades 6 - 12, Number of Students 75
  • 1234 Main St., Johns Creek, 555-555-5555

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