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Atlanta, GA
Students enrolled: 401

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3160 Northside Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30327

(404) 233-5332
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February 07, 2015
Our experience at The Atlanta Speech School has been nothing short of outstanding! Our child is a bright, smart, artistic, happy child who is also dyslexic and has some expressive/receptive language difficulties. We have seen 1st hand, our child flourishing over the past 2 years in their summer programs, learning lab and soon to be a student at Wardlaw. The teachers we have worked with have been caring, encouraging, supportive and fun!

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2015
Based on my experience, this school is not intended for kids who truly have speech problems and/or learning disabilities. I believe they are looking for "ready made" kids who just need a little boost. If they are receiving any funding from the U.S. govt., I highly suggest a re-evaluation of their criteria because there is a significant lack of cultural range and versatility present in Atlanta Speech School. To that end, your child will have an unfair advantage if they haven t been exposed to the material the school uses for testing.

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2015
Our son attended Speech for five years, in three different "schools": one year in Stepping Stones preschool (very nurturing emotionally and good OT, but not great academically), one year in Kenan Kindergarten (worst year of my son's life -- an undiagnosed learning disability was inaccurately treated as lack of ability or effort and he was pretty much ignored by the lead teacher, who is no longer there), and three years in Wardlaw elementary (which finally addressed his academic needs, but did little for his OT, Speech and emotional/social needs). I'm giving the school an overall four star rating because they did teach my Dyslexic/ ADHD son to read and excel academically, and the Wardlaw teachers/administrators are very knowledgeable and well qualified. Just plan to seek your learning assesments, OT and Speech Therapy elsewhere, and don't expect them to deliver all they promise....

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2014
The school does great things for children with disabilities, but one division, the Kenan Pre-School isn't on par with the rest of the school due in large part to the laziness of the lead teachers and Program Coordinator. They talk the talk, but don't walk the walk. I would give the other divisions 5 stars, but I am being nice in offering Kenan a mere 3 stars.

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2013
My child was a student in the Hamm Center for hearing impaired children. This is an amazing school. The teachers are very dedicated, great expertise, quick response to concerns. Everyday they bring excellent instruction to the classroom. While it is quite expensive, it is worth it. Many adults are amazed that my child is deaf.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2012
Atlanta Speech School is an amazing school that helps children in a variety of areas. The school has several "schools" under one roof. They have the Kenan Pre-school which I believe is the best pre-school in Atlanta. The Wardlaw school helps children Kindergarten-6th grade with learning disabilities. This school has been a life saver for my children. They have learned so much through amazing faculty and teachers. The teacher student ration is 3-1. It is expensive but it has changed my childrens lives. They love to learn. Before they were frustrated and discouraged. I would recommend this school to anyone who is having learning problems.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 13, 2010
The Atlanta Speech School is an awesome school that works with children who are hearing impaired and/or deaf and have a cochlear implant. It is a private school and the cost is high, but there is financial aid that is offered, but it still does not come close to covering what it actually cost to educate these children. Children who are deaf can learn to talk and learn language; how awesome is that! Additionally, The Atlanta Speech School works with children who have a learning disability associated with language/reading and a mainstream pre-school. The Atlanta Speech School is a very warm, friendly environment that gives the feeling of being a family instead of a business or institution. It is an environment I would want my child to learn and grow in if they needed any specailized care associated with speech or language development.

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July 07, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2008
This school has been a blessing! I would recommend it to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2004
I'm not a parent--I'm a former student, and I can attest to the fact that this school is, without a doubt, an EXCELLENT resource for the hard of hearing and deaf. I went to the Atlanta Speech School from age two to age five, and to this very day, people who meet me for the first time never guess that I'm hearing impaired unless I tell them. I highly recommend this school to any parent hoping to teach their hard of hearing or deaf child how to speak well.

- submitted by a former student

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Atlanta Speech School
3160 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, GA  30327
(404) 233-5332
Last modified Atlanta Speech School is a Private school that serves grades PK-6
Atlanta Speech School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top