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Children's Institute for Learning Differences (CHILD)CHILD is an approved Non-Public Agency by the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) to provide contracted therapeutic services to students from public school districts whose resources cannot adequately serve the complex needs of struggling children. CHILD is a therapeutic day school designed for students ages 5-16 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. 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.Link425-336-3260Renton
Dartmoor School Institute for Specialized Instruction (ISI)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.LinkSeattle: 206-522-2379
Bothell: 425-482-9361
Issaquah: 425-427-1400
Seattle, Bellevue, Issaquah (plateau), and Bothell
Hamlin Robinson School
Current 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.
Heritage Christian Academy Arrowsmith ProgramThe Arrowsmith program has a classroom for students where they strengthen and develop their cognitive abilities, resulting in permanent changes so they can become life-long learners.  The academy provides this quality academic program along with strong Christian instruction.Link425-485-2585Bothell
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
Seattle Lutheran High School Student Support ServicesDirector of Student Support Services: Nicole White, Educational Therapist. Students in this program have 504 plans and have classroom accommodations. The Educational therapist acts as case manager, coordinating all accommodations in class and for test taking. Many clubs, activities and athletics are offered for the benefit of the student. Link206-937-7722Seattle