Despite the financial stretch, Annie's parents now view The Joy School tuition as invaluable, emphasizing the life-changing impact on their daughter's academic success, confidence, and overall well-being.
Discover the transformative journey of The Joy School from its humble beginnings in a rented classroom to its most current campus expansion, offering hope and support for students with learning differences.
The Joy School is a community of lifelong learners, exemplified by over 20% of the staff holding advanced degrees or specialized certifications, an annual budget for staff to attend national professional development conferences, and a commitment to ongoing education for faculty and staff.
By differentiating between undiagnosed learning disabilities and typical post-pandemic school struggles, this article seeks to answer the question: why have some children easily bounced back from educational interruptions caused by COVID-19, while others are still significantly struggling in the post-pandemic classroom.
The Joy School recently participated in the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness 5K, raising $2,905.16 for breast cancer research while fostering a sense of community and achievement among students, parents, and staff, and additionally securing first place in step counting with the Susan G. Komen app.
While not directly impacting academic skills, ADHD's effect on attention and executive functioning skills can significantly influence a child's learning and behavior, necessitating tailored support and strategies such as building self-awareness and executive functioning skills, plus providing necessary tools and structures in educational environments.
The most powerful moment of Michele Kemper's presentation was when she reminded us that the more we learn, the less we know, and while there may be no cure for dyslexia, we can continue to offer our families all kinds of hope.