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Focus Academy, Tampa:
Located in the Temple Terrace area, just 10 minutes north of downtown Tampa FL, Focus Academy is a private charter school for students ages 14-22 who have learning, and social skills challenges. We serve students with a range educational designations including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectually Disabled (IND), Specific Learning Disabled (SLD), and Language Impaired (LI). We provide differentiated, individualized instruction, but emphasize a full high school experience, including sports and physical education and state of the art technology.

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Academic Achievement & Social Success:

The curriculum at Focus Academy is structured with dual purposes: academic achievement and social success.  Many students are scholastically capable but are hindered by struggles in dealing with peers. 

Academic study will be enhanced by using a proactive approach to discipline and using such strategies as:
- Establishing consistent routines
- Emphasizing structure and clear, reasonable expectations
- Supporting successful transitions
- Stressing physical and emotional safety
- Creating a sense of community and connectedness.

Our structure is designed to strengthen each student’s social skills through:
- Teaching and enhancing self-regulation or calming skills
- Repairing breakdowns of logic, communication and emotion
- Addressing sensory and emotional needs.

Our Students:

Focus Academy will serve students ages 14 through 22, to extend the timetable for students to transition.  Life skills and "next steps" will be highlighted, enabling our students to move into the workforce and have the skills necessary for an independent life.

High School Curriculum for students with learning difficulties & social skills challenges (ages 14-22)

Features include:
- Social skills training with relationship building and real life application 
- Focus on student strengths, natural passions and interests
- Focusing on the whole student
- Learning community where students feel valued, supported, and successful
- Creative arts therapies and sports/physical education
- Afterschool enrichment programs
- State of the art technology

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Address: 304 Druid Hills Road, Temple Terrace, Tampa, Florida 33617, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2023-01-04 were from:

Wesley Chapel, FL; and more.
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Christi / STEPSS Academy
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Located in Sunrise FL, just 20 minutes west of Fort Lauderdale, Christi/STEPSS Academy is a dual Christian-based private school. The Christi Academy deals with any learning disabilities and regular education for students in Grades K-12, while STEPSS Academy is geared toward providing education for children in the autism spectrum.

The Curriculum and course of study at the Christi and STEPSS Academy meets the requirements of the State of Florida.
General Education (K-12) / Programs for students with Learning Disabilities:

Curriculum includes:
- Computer
- Language Arts
- Theology
- Social Studies
- Mathematics
- Science
- Physical Education
- Foreign Language (Spanish)
- Art
- Music
- Theater
- Life-Skills
Great Heights Academy, Kendall
Courses / Programs
Great Heights Academy is a K-6 school for children with special needs in The Hammocks FL, part of the Miami-Dade County Area.

Our school exposes students to age-appropriate class activities, with a modified curriculum allowing children to work hands-on while encouraging practical, life, and social skills. With the cooperation of our teachers, parents, therapists and staff we are able to work in harmony to get each student the results we set out for.

The school provides services to children with a variety of intellectual and developmental disabilities that may include, but are not limited to intellectual disorders, autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), Asperger’s, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and other conditions associated with intellectual disabilities.
Academic Programs for Children in Kindergarten through 6th Grade:

- Hours: 8:30am - 3:00pm
- Individualized curriculum based on student’s needs
- 3:1 student to staff ratio (throughout the day)
- Core Curriculum (Math and Language Arts) taught on a 1:1 ratio
- Highly qualified certified teachers
- Specially trained staff
- Spacious classrooms with integrated technology throughout
- SMART Board Technology
- On site speech, occupational, physical, and behavior therapists
- Music, Art, Karate, Physical Education, Dance, and Cooking
Piano Lessons In Your Home, Inc, Florida
Courses / Programs
Based in Dunedin in Pinellas County, Piano Lessons in your Home, Inc. sends qualified piano, guitar, drum and voice instructors directly to your home. We are a convenient solution for busy families in Pinellas, Pasco & Hillsborough Counties who would like to expose their children to the world of music. Piano Lessons In Your Home has been in the Music Education industry for over ten years and a lot has changed since 1996.

A decade later, we reflect on our progress, our students’ growth and the caliber of teachers we invite to join our team. What we want to communicate to families and teachers is that “We will always be committed to listening to your feedback because it is important. ‘Enjoy!’ as we continue to build our programs and always know that you can count on us when it comes to the complete musical experience.” We also have locations throughout Ohio, Illinois, Texas and Arkansas.
- Piano, Guitar, Voice and Drum Lessons in your home.

- We send qualified piano, guitar, drum and voice instructors directly to your home.

- We are a convenient solution for busy families who would like to expose their children to the world of music.

- Music programs for adults and seniors available.
Global Connection Preschool
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located close to the heart of Downtown Miami, Global Connection Preschool provides early childhood education programs for children ages 1-5.

Courses include a Toddler Program (ages 1-2), a Preschool Program (ages 3-4), Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, and Spanish & Chinese language immersion programs.

The focus of the program is “active learning”, or learn through play, to obtain the child’s joy of learning. Students’ learning will be enhanced by national, global, and multicultural perspective.
Early Childhood Education Programs:

- Infant Program
- Toddler Program (ages 1-2)
- Preschool Program (ages 3-4)
- VPK (Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten)
- Chinese Immersion Program
- After School Language Program
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K-12 Classical Education which is broken down using the following 3 Trivium stages:

- The Grammar Stage (Grades K-4)

- The Logic Stage (Grades 5-8)

- The Rhetoric Stage (Grades 9-12)
Adirondack Learning Academy - Accredited Homeschool Online Programs
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• Enroll in an accredited online homeschool course from Adirondack Learning Academy (ALA), and give your child or teenager the opportunity to benefit from quality, NCAA-approved online education from the comfort of their own home.

• Adirondack Learning Academy is a Brevard County-based online homeschool provider that serves K-12 students in Florida, and throughout the U.S.

• Through our partnership with Acellus (online curriculum provider), we are able to offer an in-home online option that expands learning beyond the walls of any school to provides a global academic experience. At the same time, online students can still participate in extracurricular benefits offered online.

• Our program recognizes that each child is an individual, so we offer comprehensive, customizable courses that suit their learning styles, interests, and educational goals.

• On completion of the program, each senior will receive a homeschool diploma from ALA and an official transcript that states that you have completed the requirements for graduation in your state.

ALA is accredited by the National Independent Study Accreditation Council (NISAC) and approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Online K-12 Homeschool Programs:

- For kindergarten, elementary school, middle school & high school students

• Core courses, electives & and career-technical courses

• Homeschool diploma awarded on successful completion of the program

• College entry assistance

• Advanced Placement (AP) classes

• Individualized curriculum with each student assigned a personal learning coach

• Programs for students with special needs