Who We Serve

Vanguard Preparatory School is the leading therapeutic school in the Dallas Ft. Worth Metroplex with seven full-time clinicians, a clinical advisory board consisting of community leaders, and a commitment to collaborating with outside therapists, physicians, outpatient programs, residential treatment facilities and most importantly, our families.   We serve students with learning differences, speech language deficits, sensory needs, developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder and other social and emotional disorders including, but not limited to, the following:

Academic/Learning Disorders

  • Difficulty organizing and expressing thoughts in writing (Disorder of Written Expression)
  • Learning disability that affects handwriting/fine motor skills (Dysgraphia)
  • Speech and Language Disorders
  • Math reasoning/comprehension difficulties (Dyscalculia)
  • Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NVLD)
  • Dyslexia
  • Social Communication Disorder

Social Emotional Behavioral Disorders

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder 1 & 2
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    ⦁ Inattentive Type
    ⦁ Hyperactive-Impulsive Type
    ⦁ Combination Type
  • Mood Disorders
    ⦁ Bipolar Disorder
    ⦁ Depressive Disorders
    ⦁ Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD)
  • Anxiety Disorders
    ⦁ Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
    ⦁ Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    ⦁ Social Anxiety Disorder
    ⦁ Separation Anxiety

Attachment Disorders

  • Reactive Attachment Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder 1 & 2
  • Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder

Approximately 20% of students were adopted into their families or experienced some other type of childhood trauma


  • Executive function deficits
  • Slow Processing Speed
  • Low frustration tolerance
  • Angry outbursts
  • Depression
  • Underachievement
  • Family conflict (Disorganized)
  • Absenteeism
  • Procrastination
  • Isolation
  • Struggles with peer relations
  • Unfocused
  • Low self-esteem
  • High Anxiety

Vanguard Preparatory School

4240 Sigma Road Dallas, TX 75244 | phone: 972.404.1616 | fax: 972.404.1641

Accredited By Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - AdvancED | TEA Approved

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