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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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July 29, 2015
I love this school. It has been fantastic for my son and daughter. They truly have benefited from this wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
July 13, 2015
With 2 children in 2 different programs at the Speech School, I have been very pleased with their progress. My son is enrolled in the Stepping Stones program. He started the program only speaking about 5 words and now he has truly blossomed into his own. My daughter is in the Hamm program and the instruction there as well as the sense of being a "family" is just remarkable. They provide exceptional resources for anyone who has a hearing impaired child. I highly recommend the Speech School to anyone who is interested in their child/children excelling to their full potential and beyond!

- submitted by a parent

April 05, 2015
If I could give the Atlanta Speech School 6 stars I would. It has been the most amazing school for our 3 daughters. We have had children in both Kenan and the Wardlaw school and they both have had amazing experiences. The teachers in Kenan gave our daughter an excellent education. Kenan balanced traditional structure and discipline, with amazing teachers in the classroom. Our other 2 daughters have been at the Wardlaw school for 4 years and are leaving this year. They have had the best teachers, administration and resources. We are so blessed to have a school in Atlanta that can help students with such a range of learning disabilities. They are leaving the Atlanta Speech School with amazing reading skills and confidence to conquer any learning obstacles that they may encounter. The headmaster of the Atlanta Speech School is AMAZING. His office is at the front of school and he may know everyone of his 400 students names (as well as most parents). He works around the clock with the faculty and parents to make the Atlanta Speech School the best school for learning disabilities in the country.Any child that can attend the Atlanta Speech School is lucky to be there.

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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....

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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.

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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.

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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.

- submitted by a community member

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 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 18 reviews. Top