The mission of Rawson Saunders School is to develop the full potential of learners with dyslexia through an extraordinary education experience.
Rawson Saunders School is one of the first schools in the nation to be recognized for "excellence and commitment to increasing student achievement through implementation of accredited Multisensory Structured Language Education" by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC). Rawson Saunders was also selected by the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) as a NASET School of Excellence. This honor is presented to private special education schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated truly exceptional dedication, commitment, and achievement in the field of special education.
Rawson Saunders is accredited by AdvancED. Rawson Saunders Institute, a Neuhaus partner, is accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC). Rawson Saunders is a member of the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA), the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Texas Private Schools Association, and the Austin Private School Association.
Families come from all over the greater Austin area, neighboring towns, and well beyond. A number of our families traveled from locations across the country and even the world to relocate to Austin to provide their child with a Rawson Saunders education.