Mission and Philosophyhmdigital2020-02-05T16:37:57+00:00
Cumberland Academy of Georgia specializes in the needs of children with high functioning Autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD and other learning differences. The mission of the academy is to provide a safe, supportive, educational environment in partnership with faculty, staff, students and parents. The Cumberland family embraces the uniqueness of every child by challenging and inspiring them to reach their full potential. Our academic and social curriculum encourages the development of life skills essential in becoming self-sufficient adults.
Cumberland Academy of Georgia is dedicated to the belief that faculty, staff, students and parents are all involved in our children’s education in a responsible, nurturing and supportive way. Each student is entitled to a safe, secure and healthy environment. We strive to create a warm and inviting atmosphere and to instill in our students a sense of self-worth. We teach beneficial life skills so that our students grow into confident, cooperative and productive members of society.
Cumberland Academy of Georgia has developed and will continue to improve an exciting and challenging curriculum that recognizes the educational needs of each student. We respect the learning diversity of each student. This is done through cooperative learning and active hands-on techniques that are integrated into all subject areas along with co-curricular activities. This best practices curriculum infuses the creative arts as well as problem solving, social skills, critical thinking and decision making skills. The curriculum aims to develop and enhance abilities, giving appropriate guidance with realistic expectations. The curriculum promotes helping students develop strategies to cope with anger, stress and anxiety along with motivating them to assert themselves in a positive way while respecting others.