WELCOME TO AKTIV LEARNING ACADEMY
Reach Your Full Potential
At AKTIV Learning Academy, our sole purpose is to help bright students with learning disabilities and other special needs reach their full potential. Explore our website to find out more about our school and schedule your tour today.
Our mission at AKTIV Learning Academy is to educate and support our students in achieving their personal talents and full potential, along with providing a well-rounded support system for both students and families.
Our vision is for our students to be prepared and equipped with the tools they need to develop skills for everyday living, for our students to learn strategies that can assist with processing everyday sensory information, and to ultimately be happy and well-adjusted individuals.
With our years of experience, you can depend on us. We never let our students down when it matters most. When they can understand what they are truly capable of, you can rest easy knowing that you made the right choice. Just let us know about your expectations and goals and we'll answer your call. You won't find a better learning academy in Miami, FL. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Contact us today!
AKTIV Learning was founded in 2005, as a need to accommodate learning differences of students within the autism spectrum disorder and similar disabilities. Maribel Alvarez, founder, and school director has 23 years of hands-on teaching experience, a Master's degree in Exceptional Education with Autism endorsement, a Master's degree in Reading, and a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education with ESOL endorsement from Barry University.
She is "teacher certified" and is trained in: behavioral modification, discrete trial methods, sensory integration, Picture Exchange Communication System, Handwriting Without Tears, Touch Math, and computer language development programs. She is passionate about teaching and is involved in developing new interactive teaching methods. She believes learning is about quality over quantity and the best road to success is high expectations and persistence.
Our High Standards of Ethics Code
All our employees and administrators have an obligation to report misconduct by instructional personnel and school administrators which affects the welfare of a student. Reports of misconduct of employees should be made to Maribel Alvarez. Reports of misconduct committed by administrators should be made to The Florida Department of Education and AKTIV staff member Jessica Rodriguez.
Reporting Child Abuse, Abandonment or Neglect must be reported online at www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse/report or by phone at 1-800-96-Abuse.
We provide outstanding autism learning in Miami, FL. We provide an individualized curriculum of the student's needs and potential by collecting and analyzing the background and present information such as parent interview questions, administering pre and post-testing, observing students during testing and classroom activities, studying their past IEP, Therapy Evaluations, and Psychological exams.
We create a curriculum to custom fit your child since we know each child has a different style of learning. We use their strengths to improve their personal learning challenges.
AUTISM OR STUDENT LEARNING CHALLENGES
Student's behavior needs are supported and directed by the use of several tools such as schedules, token economy, social script/rules, choice-making, modeling, skill-building, verbal/visual praise, and home implementation of behavioral modifications.
Thanks to our experience, you can rely on us as an autism instructor. Once you see what we have to offer as an autism learning academy, we know you’ll choose us again. We provide the best solutions for developmental delays. If you know anyone who needs specialized education for their children, you can refer them to us. Go ahead and contact AKTIV Learning Academy today!
Fine motor and Handwriting
Communication and Language
Functional and Life Skills
Time & Funds are Limited
There are two main scholarships given specifically for special needs students in Florida which are the McKay Scholarship and the Gardiner Scholarship.
1. McKay Scholarship information and intent application can be accessed from www.floridaschoolchoice.org
2. Gardiner Scholarship from Step Up for Students information and intent application can be accessed from
Either scholarship is accepted at our school.
If you need any help in understanding which scholarship would benefit your child the most. Please give us a call. We are happy to give you more information.