Accepting Applications for the JPSN and ASP Scholarships.

Intervention Services, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Therapy

Full service for your child’s IEP needs and/or tutoring needs.

One-on-one tutoring slots available. We are a participating ACE provider.

Educating Students for Over 25 Years!
Reading Progress May 2022
Reading Progress May 2022

Why Choose Us?

We work year round providing 1:1 academic and therapeutic services to students PreK-college in all subject areas and for Speech & Language and Occupational Therapy needs.

Educators and specialists are experienced, personal, professional and dedicated. Staff credentials (including background checks): Licensed Intervention Specialists, Certified General Educators, Licensed Speech & Language Pathologists, Licensed Occupational Therapists, 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, Honors Literature, Test Prep 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

Our Services

Providing educational, intervention, and speech & language services to students in PreK-college

Individualized Sessions

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, general education needs, and test prep. 

We teach skills and strategies that lead to academic success!

Academic Learning Labs

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.

Link to Learning Lab page

We teach core subject areas aligned to standards!

Speech & Language Therapy

Licensed Speech 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!

Occupational Therapy

Licensed Occupational Therapists deliver tailor instruction and therapies to address your child’s needs. Areas addressed include: sensory integration and regulation, visual-motor skills, fine motor skills, handwriting needs.

Students gain skills through direct instruction and personalized techniques!

Executive Functioning Instruction

Educators provide explicit instruction in the five EF pillars: flexible thinking, organization/prioritizing, goal setting, remembering (active working memory), and self-monitoring/self-regulation. This layer of support teaches skills geared towards daily independence for students.

Students learn and apply skills improving daily life activities! 

IEP Service Provider

Credentialed educators and therapist provide tailor instruction incorporating educational best practices and multi-sensory methods. This option is a tailored plan to address IEP goals for students who qualify for the Jon Peterson Special Needs and Autism scholarships. 

We are full-sercie provider 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

Step-up to Writing

  • Explicit instruction of skills and strategies
  • Active engagment and self-monitoring


  • Multi-sensory instruction
  • Aligns to grade-level skills

Lindamood-Bell Products

  • 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

SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum

  • Direct instruction in the five EF pillars
  • Strategies promoting academic and life success

Progress Monitoring

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. 

Specialized Services

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.

Academic Learning Labs – Financial Assistance 

Specialized Educational Services is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity.  We are committed to providing affordable, individualized education to students who benefit from an alternative school setting. Please visit or contact Academic Learning Services to learn more or to make a donation.

New educators: RESA qualified

The Ohio Department of Education residency program consists of a system of mentoring, assessing teacher learning, and exploring leadership within the profession. Training complete- we are RESA ready for graduates to obtain licensure.


“I am learning to read, and I kind of like math now!”
~Madi, student

“My teacher teaches me skills in a way I can learn. I am more confident in my reading and writing abilities.”
~Henry, student

“Educators are fantastic! I don’t know where we’d be without the support and services.”
~Laura, parent

“I’ll most definitely send any families looking for academic support and alternative schooling options to you.”
~Brian, parent

“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.”
~Beth, parent

“Your thoughtful planning for instruction results in a meaningful educational experience, progress, and true benefit for the time invested in learning.
~Anonymous, parent

Let’s Start the Process!

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Contact Us

please contact us at:
email  |
mobile  |  513-615-9015

In-Person & Remote Sessions

Our Location:
8812 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, Ohio  45236

Our learning environment 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!