THE MISSION OF EMPOWERMENT LAB IS TO ENABLE MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH LANGUAGE-BASED LEARNING DIFFICULTIES TO FIND THEIR COMMUNITY AND THEIR PASSION WITH THE HELP OF MENTORS WITH SIMILAR LEARNING PROFILES.
Empowerment Lab, the only after school enrichment center for students with dyslexia and ADHD teaches six core competencies of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL):
source: CASEL, 2018
We believe engaging parents is as important as the work with do with their children. For parents and caregivers we offer:
To enable students who learn differently to find their passion, Empowerment Lab provides them with opportunities to explore art, music, video gaming and physical games to name a few. But the real “special sauce” is the flexibility of our programming. Whatever a student can dream up we will offer it. If a student says, “I’ve always wanted to learn about astronomy,” we will find a mentor to help that young person learn about the stars. With the help of technology our reach is boundless, and the possibilities endless.
Research shows that LD youth who become empowered, end up with more positive life outcomes, such as staying in school longer, enrolling in higher education and forming healthy peer relationships.
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