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Schools, Coaches, & Tutors for special kids
Below are websites of resources, listed in alphabetical order. The list is not all-inclusive, but includes places our patients have used. We do not endorse one over another. It can be a very personal choice and we encourage you to research your options and choose the best fit for your family. This list does not constitute a referral. Many of these locations are not covered by medical insurance. Check with your insurance provider and the locations for payment options.
This is provided for your information only and does not constitute a referral or recommendation.
Accelerated Schools of Overland Park
is an accredited school that creates a learning program designed specifically for your student.
Applied Learning Processes
is a learning center providing research-based diagnosis and treatment for learning difficulties experienced by children, adolescents and adults. Their methods stimulate the basic sensory-processing deficits that underlie language disorders and fall under the umbrella of Orton-Gillingham techniques as defined by the International Dyslexia Association.
Autism From the Start
provides a diverse range of individual and family-focused therapies. Their methodologies are evidenced-based, innovative, and delivered in a manner that best fit the needs of the family. They specialize in working with young children through the age of seven.
offers a list of resources in Johnson County.
Dyslexia Tester and Tutor
offers testing and tutoring for dyslexia and penmanship.
Focal Point Coaching
provides coaching for those with ADHD to live up to their full potential. From the website: A professionally trained ADD / ADHD coach is equipped to guide you, as you freely explore your unique self and identify forgotten talents. ADD / ADHD coaching gives you an understanding, develops skills, and builds on your strengths. Because, your exceptional mind can free you from the challenges that hold you back in life.
is a private fully accredited school specializing in children with learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and other health impairments.
Kay Grossman, MA, LLC
provides ADHD coaching for adults and older teens with ADHD.
Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center
treats children with developmental disabilities from birth to six years of age.
Metropolitan School of the Arts
is a private, coed visual-performing arts high school.
The North Star Academy
offers intensive on-site services for individuals from the age of 5 to 22 with intellectual or developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder.
Odyssey Learning LLC
provides Life Coaching for ADHD and Executive Functions.
Parent Success System
offers online parent program that teaches parents to use a coach-approach with their children.
is a pediatric therapy clinic specializing in therapy for children of all ages with autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities and other developmental challenges.
Skills to Succeed
offers classes for those with autism, ADHD, and other learning disorders. Classes focus on issues such as social skills, anger management, parenting, and more.
uses the Barton Reading and Spelling system to help identify and treat dyslexia.
Sylvan Learning Centers
provide tutoring and skills assessments.
Tourette Syndrome Association
offers help for those with tic disorders. They have local student ambassadors who will visit schools, scout groups, or other groups needing to learn about tics and help with understanding.