Shands Institute
Shands Institute is a nonprofit organization serving children with learning differences in the greater Charlotte area.
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Our "healthy living-healthy mind" philosophy is implemented in a unique program that focuses on the well-being of each student. We focus on movement, mastering fundamentals, adaptability and interpersonal skills to guide students to their full potential.

Team-building is an integral part of our classroom involving multiple grade levels.
Components of our program include:

• Academics / Problem solving
• Interpersonal skills
• Social & environmental responsibility
• Adaptability
• Individualized Math Lessons
• Theme-based Language Arts

Our commitment to providing a quality program is reflected in each student’s progress. Our research-based teaching methods and individual support prepare the student to adapt and succeed in an ever changing world.

The staff at Shands was always available if we had questions or concerns and showed expertise in teaching children with learning differences.
--The Watsons
Open Enrollment for 2019-2020 Year