Educating Students for Over 20 Years!
Why Choose Us?
Academic Learning Services educators and specialists are experienced, personal, professional and dedicated. Staff credentials: Licensed Intervention Specialists, Certified General Educators, Licensed Speech & Language Pathologists, Certified Orton-Gillingham Educators, Trained Multisensory Math and Social Emotional Learning Educators, Trained ADHD/Executive Functioning Coaches.
We work with students year-round providing enrichment lessons, intervention services, and core instruction. Our expertise helps students with diagnosed learning disabilities, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, ADHD, speech & language disability, and autism. We also support students seeking support in general and advanced education classes (e.g. Chemistry, Algebra II, AP Calculus, Honors Lit, etc.)
*Knowledgeable of learning differences and curricula
*Implementation of best practices and learning strategies
*Proven record of helping students learn and gain confidence
*Approved provider for JPSN and ASP, two special-needs scholarships through the Ohio Department of Education
Providing educational, intervention, and speech & language services to students in PreK-college
Certified and licensed specialists instruct students individually incorporating educational best practices and multi-sensory methods. This option is a tailored plan to address IEP goals and general education needs.
We teach skills and strategies that lead to academic success!
Certified educators teach students in small groups incorporating multi-sensory instruction and evidence-based curriculum. This option is perfect for families seeking an alternative school setting or homeschool extension.
We teach core subject areas aligned to standards!
Speech & Language Therapy
Licensed therapists address speech, language, and communication skills in individual and small group sessions. Social Skills are taught using evidence-based practices and programs.
Students learn and apply skills in an engaging environment!
Test Prep & Advanced Math
Certified educators tailor instruction and practice to your child’s needs. Students are explicitly taught skills and strategies for the: PSAT, SAT, ACT, HSPT, and ISEE. Students recieve direct instruction and support in high school math courses.
Students capitalize on strengths through direct instruction and personalized techniques!
Executive Functioning Instruction. Credentialed educators provide explicit instruction in: organization, time management, study skills, goal setting, and problem solving.
Students learn and apply skills improving daily life activities!
Credentialed educators meet with homeschool families to assist with curriculum, instruction, and student portfolios. Experienced staff guide students through post-secondary transitions and career coaching.
We are committed to helping you and your child!
Programs & Practices
Researched-based programs and best practices lead to proven results
- Explicit instruction in phonics, phonemic awareness, fluency, reading comprehension, and writing
- Multi-sensory activities and lessons
All About Reading and Project Read® Curriculum
- Explicit instruction in reading and writing fundamentals
- Incorporates core instruction and strategies
Reading & Writing Units of Study
- Explicit instruction of skills and strategies
- Active engagment and self-monitoring
- Multi-sensory instruction
- Aligns to grade-level skills
- Visualizing and Verbalizing® program for cognitive development and comprehension
- On Cloud Nine® math program for integrating imagery and conceptual thinking
Critical Thinking Co.™, Model Me Kids®, Social Thinking®
- Explicit instruction in thinking and social skills
- Application of skills
- Direct instruction in goal setting
- Monitor and achieve objectives
Our team of educators work with schools to assist with the ETR and IEP process. Educators track IEP progress and work with the student’s district of residency to create and renew IEPs.
- Inform decisions regarding eligibility for educational services and educational placement
- Design instructional goals, learning objectives and plan interventions
- Use standard measures of progress
Remote Learning Options
Certified and licensed educators provide remote learning sessions with students using online conferencing applications.
ETR & IEP Advocate. Educators assist parents through the Evaluation Team Report and Individualized Education Program process, bridging communication between school staff and parents and enhancing understanding of student needs.
Specialized Educational Services, a nonprofit aspect of Academic Learning Services. Our mission is to expand services for your child through scholarship donations.
Coming Soon: Resident Educator Program
The Ohio Department of Education four-year residency program consists of a system of mentoring, assessing teacher learning, and exploring leadership within the profession
“I am learning to read, and I kind of like math now!”
“My teacher teaches me skills in a way I can learn. I am more confident in my reading and writing abilities.”
“Educators are fantastic! I don’t know where we’d be without the support and services.”
“I’ll most definitely send any families looking for academic support and alternative schooling options to you.”
“We are so happy with the progress our son has made! His reading and math skills are improving, and he is maintaining the skills taught.”
“Your thoughtful planning for instruction results in a meaningful educational experience, progress, and true benefit for the time invested in learning.“
Let’s Start the Process!
Please call/email to schedule a meeting to discuss your child’s needs.
Meet to learn about your child
Review your child’s records and reports
Evaluate your child’s skills and needs
Discuss and develop a learning plan
Determine schedule and placement
In-Person & Remote Sessions
Our New Location!
8812 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45236
Our NEW academic home features 4400 square feet with two HVAC systems using UV light for air purification. We are excited to provide safe space for all of our students, families and educators. We recognize this is one important factor in your child’s education!