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Atlanta Autism School Cumberland Academy of Georgia Designates November as “Circle of Giving” Month

This month, Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta school for children with autism and other learning disabilities, is partaking in various charitable events as part of a “Circle of Giving.” These include a celebratory dinner for donors, Georgia Gives Day, the Year-end Giving Campaign, and a food drive. (more…)

November 17th, 2016|Categories: News|

Deedra Hughes Named President of Cumberland Academy of Georgia Board of Directors

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta special-needs school, is pleased to announce Deedra Hughes as the new president of its board of directors. Hughes is president of Hughes Media, a full-service digital marketing agency in Atlanta, and a longtime supporter of Cumberland.

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta special-needs school, announced today that Deedra Hughes has been named president of its board of directors. Hughes is president of Hughes Media, a full-service digital marketing agency in Atlanta, and a longtime supporter of the school. (more…)
May 30th, 2016|Categories: News|

Atlanta Autism School Cumberland Academy of Georgia Celebrates Students’ Graduation; Welcomes Graduation Speaker Donna Lowry of 11Alive News

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta special needs school, is excited to welcome recently-retired Donna Lowry, Georgia’s only full time education reporter for 11Alive News, to address the graduating class on May 19. May is a time for celebration as another group of students with Autism, Asperger’s and other learning disabilities graduates from Atlanta special needs school, Cumberland Academy of Georgia. The school specializes in providing a supportive and challenging environment to help students overcome unique educational, emotional and social obstacles, allowing students to achieve their full potential. The annual graduation ceremony is a hallmark moment for these students, teachers and families.At the ceremony on May 19, each of the graduates will proudly take the stage and speak in front of the audience about their experience at Cumberland, and what this milestone means for them. (more…)

Atlanta Special Needs School Cumberland Academy of Georgia Announces Annual Fundraising Gala

Atlanta special needs school Cumberland Academy of Georgia hosts a gala every year to raise funds for academic opportunities. This year’s gala will be a Saturday Night Fever themed Disco Ball on March 19, 2016. Atlanta special needs school Cumberland Academy of Georgia is a private school providing students with a safe and supportive educational environment. Every year, the school hosts a themed gala to celebrate the accomplishments of its students and to raise funds for the upcoming year. The 2016 gala is a Saturday Night Fever themed Disco Ball, held on March 19, 2016. (more…)
March 14th, 2016|Categories: News|

Featured on AJC.com | Making the Grade: Special needs school uses technology to level field

The search for a school that would provide the learning environment and support for her son with Asperger’s disorder led Debbi Scarborough on a journey she never imagined. With no formal training, she launched the sort of school she envisioned in 2007 with one student – her child.

“I was 50 years old and never thought I’d be starting a school,” said the Sandy Springs resident. “But my son was going into sixth grade, and I couldn’t find a school that was academically strong and socially challenging – the two things these students need. But I had also owned a business for 30 years and knew how to find good people.”



Read the full article at AJC.com: http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/making-the-grade-special-needs-school-uses-technol/nqbNF/
March 8th, 2016|Categories: News|

Atlanta Special Needs School Cumberland Academy of Georgia Participates in National Geographic Bee

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta private school for Autism, is proud to announce that student David Simanovsky is the winner of the school competition of the National Geographic Bee, which moves him one step closer to a $50,000 college scholarship. (more…)
January 20th, 2016|Categories: News|