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Red Line Advocacy

Where Every Ability is Celebrated!

Red Line Advocacy is a private school for students with disabilities in Akron, Ohio. We stand out as an educational institution where each child’s unique skills and potential are recognized, valued, and nurtured.

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Premier, Individualized Education

At Red Line Advocacy, we provide an enriched, safe learning environment with an array of programs and services specifically designed to cater to each student’s unique needs.

Preschool
Red Line Foundations
k-5th grade
Elementary School
6th-8th grade
Middle School
9th-12th grade
High School
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Attentive
Education

We keep our staff-to-student ratio down to 1-to-2, giving each student the attention they need to thrive and allowing us to provide personalized education.

Unconventional
Classroom Setting

A well-rounded student does more than read books. We equip our students with life skills by bringing them out into the community–more often than they sit in a classroom!

Why Families Choose Us for Education

Choosing the right school for your child’s needs does not have to be a complicated process. At Red Line Advocacy, we personalize education for each child. No more searching for a school where your child can fit in–our school is designed to fit your child.

A teacher poses with her student, a young man with Down Syndrome.

Why Families Choose Us for Education

Choosing the right school for your child’s needs does not have to be a complicated process. At Red Line Advocacy, we personalize education for each child. No more searching for a school where your child can fit in–our school is designed to fit your child.

Attentive
Education

We keep our staff-to-student ratio down to 1-to-2, giving each student the attention they need to thrive and allowing us to provide personalized education.

Unconventional
Classroom Setting

A well-rounded student does more than read books. We equip our students with life skills by bringing them out into the community–more often than they sit in a classroom!

A teacher poses with her student, a young man with Down Syndrome.

Getting Started

 Joining our family at Red Line Advocacy is a straightforward three-step process:

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Step 1:
Qualifying Process

Your child can qualify for enrollment if:

• Your public school district deems a separate educational facility appropriate for your student’s education

• You qualify for an Ohio Autism or Jon Peterson scholarship Call or email to get started–we’ll help you through the process!

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Step 2:
Intake Process

Your child must have an IEP to get started. Once we have a signed release, we’ll also contact your district for necessary information to review to determine your child’s eligibility. Ask us for any help with documents along the way!

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Step 3:
Getting Started

 If our school is the perfect fit for your child, we’ll get started with a tour of our facilities. Visit our classes, meet our staff, and see your classmates, then begin your extraordinary learning journey. Welcome aboard!

Hear from Our Red Line Family

Red Line is an amazing school that is understanding, accepting, and makes everyone feel welcome. Red Line feels like a second home.

–Isaiah, Former Student

Red Line is a great school with great staff and students. Everyone here does whatever it takes for students to be successful. If you’re looking for a place to feel safe, this is the one.

–Ja'Marte, Student

Brandie and her team worked with my son Ben. Her team helped Ben gain skills that his district was unable to. My son enjoyed his time working with Miss Brandie.

–Sean B, Parent of Former Student