(PRWEB) August 26, 2013
Last week school started throughout the Bay Area. But this week, there's a a very important back-to-school scene for dyslexic/gifted kids.
Athena School is starting up its third year in operation as a laboratory school, offering the most innovative program for helping dyslexic/gifted kids with reading and learning.
Monday, August 26, 2013, Media are welcome at any time during this day. Please call ahead to let us know how we can help you with this great "Back To School" story. We have students, teachers and parents available for interviews!
525 San Antonio Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
A Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Rayacich home-schooled her dyslexic twins who were not getting the help they needed at traditional schools. From this experience came Athena Academy. The non-profit is one of the only schools in the U.S using the visual-spatial method of teaching. As a laboratory school, it is dedicated to research, validation and documentation of the most innovative evidence-based strategies for helping dyslexic students master and enjoy learning
Kids and parents entering for the first day of school
Teachers using modeling clay to help kids make spatial sense of the shapes of letters and words
Teachers explaining how the visual-spatial method differs from traditional teaching approaches.
FAMOUS PEOPLE GIFTED WITH DYSLEXIA