• Cottage School,  Learning Disabilities

    Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESA)

    When my children first had evaluations for learning disabilities, we received services through our local school district for speech. I didn’t know, at the time, since they were kindergarten age, they qualified for an Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program. The ESA program allows parents to take a portion of the funds the public school normally receives for that child to use for tutors, qualified therapists, curriculum, and much more. It wasn’t until two years later, and a dyslexia diagnosis, that I began to understand we could use ESA to help with remediation therapy, which the school did not provide. This post will share more about what an ESA is…