Resources for Parents

Stephen Gaynor School is an independent school for bright children ages three to 14 with language-based learning differences. Many parents ask, what are the signs of learning differences in children? 

The following websites provide parents with helpful resources to support their children who may be struggling with learning and attention issues:


    • is a helpful resource for parents whose children may be struggling with learning and attention issues. The Understood web site provides state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more.


    • The National Center for Learning Disabilities aims to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.


    • The New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) is a voluntary association of 192 independent nursery, elementary, and secondary schools enrolling over 81,000 students. It is affiliated with the National Association of Independent Schools and the New York State Coalition for Independent and Religious Schools.





    • You may have seen Head of School Dr. Scott Gaynor interviewed about the importance of performing arts education for students with learning differences. Click here to read more.