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Schools for kids with muscular dystrophy

Find the top private schools offering support for muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a neuromuscular disorder which weakens the body’s muscles. Causes, symptoms, age of onset, and prognosis vary between individuals.

Moreover, according to the Mayo Clinic, “there are many different kinds of muscular dystrophy. Symptoms of the most common variety begin in childhood, mostly in boys. Other types don’t surface until adulthood.”

Below, we list private schools for kids with muscular dystrophy. Some of these schools also provide support for other special needs, including physical disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy (CP), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Cystic Fibrosis (CF), and spina bifida. Find a school for muscular dystrophy near you.

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List of dedicated special needs schools with muscular dystrophy support


These are dedicated special needs schools which support muscular dystrophy (MS). They provide full-time support for all students in the school, through accommodations, modifications, and remediations.

 
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  School Name Type Conditions Cost

Ontario Virtual School (est. 2010)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 8 to 12 Coed
  • eSchool school (3000 students)
Ontario Virtual School an Ontario Government approved credit granting institution offers high school level courses for Grades 9-12 in an e-learning, interactive online format. Students can start anytime with 24/7 access. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental
  • Behavioral and Emotional
  • Physical
$399 to $499 /courseHighSchools eSchool Coed399ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Autism Asperger's Syndrome Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Clinical Depression Clinical anxiety Suicidal thoughts Drug and alcohol abuse Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Multiple sclerosis Cerebral palsy Muscular dystrophy Spina Bifida Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Cystic Fibrosis Multiple physical

King's View Academy   

  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 7 to 12 Coed
  • Day school (30 students)
  • Day school (30 students)
King's View Academy offers students the opportunity to study grades 7 through 12, including Advanced Placement courses, in a self-directed, self-paced, flexibly-scheduled and well-supported academic environment. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental
  • Behavioral and Emotional
  • Physical
$10,500 to $19,125MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Day Coed10500ADHD (moderate to severe) ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dyscalculia Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Autism Asperger's Syndrome Autism Asperger's Syndrome Down syndrome Down syndrome Intellectual disability Intellectual disability Williams syndrome Williams syndrome Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Clinical Depression Clinical Depression Clinical anxiety Clinical anxiety Suicidal thoughts Suicidal thoughts Drug and alcohol abuse Drug and alcohol abuse Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis Cerebral palsy Cerebral palsy Muscular dystrophy Muscular dystrophy Spina Bifida Spina Bifida Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Blindness Blindness Deafness Deafness Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis Multiple physical Multiple physical

Mediated Learning Academy (est. 2013)  

  • Coquitlam, British Columbia
  • K to 12 Coed
  • Day school (95 students)
The Mediated Learning Academy is a special need school for students K-12 with certified teachers, supported by Speech-Language Pathologists; Occupational and Physiotherapists, and Counsellors [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental
  • Behavioral and Emotional
  • Physical
$11,000 to $13,000Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed11000ADHD (moderate to severe) ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Asperger's Syndrome Autism Autism Asperger's Syndrome Down syndrome Intellectual disability Williams syndrome Clinical anxiety Clinical anxiety Multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis Cerebral palsy Cerebral palsy Muscular dystrophy Muscular dystrophy Spina Bifida Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Blindness Blindness Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis Multiple physical Multiple physical Autism Asperger's Syndrome Down syndrome Intellectual disability Williams syndrome Clinical anxiety

Astolot Educational Centre (est. 1997)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 Coed
  • Day school (40 students)
  • Homestay school (Varies)
Astolot Educational Centre is a day school with grades 1 to 12 in Ottawa, Ontario. Classroom teacher-student ratios are 1 to 10. Students have the ability to reach their full potential with Astolot programming. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental
  • Behavioral and Emotional
  • Physical
$13,800 to $15,800Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Coed13800ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dyscalculia Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Autism Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Clinical Depression Clinical anxiety Suicidal thoughts Drug and alcohol abuse Multiple sclerosis Cerebral palsy Muscular dystrophy Spina Bifida Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Blindness Deafness Cystic Fibrosis Multiple physical Asperger's Syndrome

College Bourget   

  • Rigaud, Quebec
  • PS to 11 Coed
  • Day school (1450 students)
  • Boarding school (100 students)
Collège Bourget is a day & boarding school situated between Montreal & Ottawa, that exceeds Quebec curriculum guidelines & ensures our students grow through different spheres: arts, sports, community service & science. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental
  • Behavioral and Emotional
  • Physical
$4,700 to $35,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed4700ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Autism Asperger's Syndrome Clinical anxiety Suicidal thoughts Multiple sclerosis Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Muscular dystrophy Cerebral palsy Spina Bifida

List of other schools with muscular dystrophy support


These are regular schools offering some support for muscular dystrophy (MS). Environments offered may include dedicated, integrated, and withdrawal special needs classes, as well as regular classes with resource support and in-class adaptations.

 
  School Name Type Conditions Cost

Rosthern Junior College (est. 1905)  

  • Rosthern, Saskatchewan
  • 10 to 12 Coed
  • Boarding school (38 students)
  • Day school (36 students)
  • Homestay school (3 students)
RJC is a grades 10-12 private, boarding school accredited by the SK Ministry of Education. RJC’s International Student Program focuses on English language immersion, educational excellence, and cultural experience. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental
  • Behavioral and Emotional
  • Physical
$7,435 to $25,350Boarding Day Homestay Coed7435ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyscalculia Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Clinical Depression Clinical anxiety Drug and alcohol abuse Suicidal thoughts Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Autism Asperger's Syndrome Down syndrome Intellectual disability Williams syndrome Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Multiple sclerosis Multiple physical ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Dyscalculia Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Drug and alcohol abuse Suicidal thoughts Clinical Depression Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Williams syndrome Down syndrome Asperger's Syndrome Autism Intellectual disability Multiple sclerosis Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Muscular dystrophy Clinical anxiety Cerebral palsy Spina Bifida Blindness Deafness Cystic Fibrosis Multiple physical Cystic Fibrosis Blindness Deafness Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Spina Bifida Muscular dystrophy Cerebral palsy

Great Lakes Christian High School (est. 1952)  

  • Beamsville, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 Coed/Boys
  • Boarding school (80 students)
  • Boarding school (52 students)
  • Homestay school (16 students)
  • Day school (62 students)
Great Lakes Christian High School offers programs for grades nine through 12 in Beamsville. It accepts day and boarding students. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental
  • Behavioral and Emotional
  • Physical
$5,750 to $39,300HighSchools Boarding Boarding Homestay Day Coed Boys5750ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Autism Asperger's Syndrome Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Clinical Depression Suicidal thoughts Clinical anxiety Drug and alcohol abuse Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Multiple sclerosis Cerebral palsy Muscular dystrophy Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Blindness Cystic Fibrosis

Blooming Lives Montessori (est. 2017)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • NS to SK Coed
  • Day school (87 students)
Blooming Lives Montessori celebrates and nurtures the sense of curiosity of each child, supports them in exploring their expanding capabilities and guides them into their thriving potentials. [View profile]
  • Montessori
  • Learning disabilities
  • Developmental
  • Behavioral and Emotional
  • Physical
$5,300 to $16,200Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed5300Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Autism Asperger's Syndrome Down syndrome Intellectual disability Clinical Depression Clinical anxiety Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Suicidal thoughts Drug and alcohol abuse Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Multiple sclerosis Cerebral palsy Muscular dystrophy Spina Bifida Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder) Blindness Deafness Cystic Fibrosis Multiple physical

EPIC School (est. 1999)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • NS to SK Coed
  • Day school (45 students)
e.p.i.c. is a leading progressive school specializing in early education for students in Pre-K, J.K. and S.K. Discover e.p.i.c. School! [View profile]
    • Learning disabilities
    • Developmental
    • Physical
    $9,500 to $17,595Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed9500Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Autism Asperger's Syndrome Muscular dystrophy Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder)

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