Who We Can Help

'Our 11 year old daughter was adopted from the Congo in 2015 and was diagnosed with epilepsy & severe learning delays. Like a lot of adopted children, she has struggled to catch up socially & educationally. Because of C.A.T.E.S. Academy, she is finally receiving the emotional and educational support she needs.'

We Come Alongside Youth & Families

C.A.T.E.S. Academy can support students that have experienced or may be experiencing…

…ADD or ADHD

…Trauma

…Anxiety or Anxiety Disorder

…Attachment Concerns

…Bi-Polar Tendencies

…Challenges with Adoption Transition

…Depression

…Lack of Interest & Motivation

…Educational Challenges

…Struggling Socially or Culturally

…High on the Autism Spectrum

…Deaf or Hearing Impaired

…Processing Problems

…Challenging Health Issues

…Other Developmental Issues

We Specialize in Working w/Adopted Youth

…One of our teachers knows ASL (American Sign Language)

…Another teacher speaks Spanish and has experience in teaching ESL (English as a Second Language)

…All of our teachers are extensively trained to support children with unique and special needs

Dr. Paul Cates, leading authority on cognitive education and original author of the IEP, along with his son and colleague, Dr. Kirk Cates, evaluates every child and makes recommendations regarding curriculum and daily structure. Our trained staff consults with Dr. Cates on a consistent basis (sometimes daily) to ensure that each student is progressing.

C.A.T.E.S. Academy is under the umbrella of Faith Christian Academy, which is accredited by TANAS (Tennessee Association of Non-Public Schools) and ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International).

If you would like to have more information on whether C.A.T.E.S. Academy might be a good fit for your child, either e-mail kent@4families.org or call Kent Robson, Co-Founder & Headmaster of C.A.T.E.S. Academy at (844) 54-FAMILY -or- (844) 543-2645.