What are some schools with special programs for students with dyslexia?


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Some schools with special programs for students with dyslexia include Triad Academy in North Carolina, Vanguard School in Florida, Denver Academy in Colorado, Kildonan School in New York and Landmark School in Massachusetts. Other schools are Gow School, Lab School, Schenck School, Forman School and Trident Academy.

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Triad Academy, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a part of Summit School and caters to students with learning difficulties due to language barriers such as dyslexia. The student body ranges from first to ninth grade with specialized learning and language development worked into the curriculum.

Vanguard School in Lake Wales, Florida serves students from ages 10 through 18 or older who suffer from dyslexia, Asperger's Syndrome and dyscalculia, a learning disability in regards to mathematics. The school offers sports in which students can compete.

The Denver Academy in Colorado customizes its curriculum for each student to optimize learning and utilizes small class sizes with a five-to-one student to faculty ratio. The school offers grades one through 12, although students are put in classes based on their knowledge rather than their age.

The Kildonan School in Amenia, New York lies on a 350-acre campus that also offers summer camps for kids. Kildonan focuses on kids with dyslexia, using Orton-Gillingham teaching methods to help students learn to read.

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