The Academy of Spectrum Diversity is a Private, Non Profit, Christian School. Founded on the core principles of our Christian faith, and The simple fact that Parents MUST be included in every aspect of their child’s education. Parent Involvement,inclusion and trust are of paramount importance to the entire School staff.


The Academy of Spectrum Diversity Inc. Was built to Serve Children who have any Intellectual or Developmental Disability. Any Child regardless of their level of functionality or placement on the Spectrum of their disability. Whether High or low Functioning Autism, ADHD, dyslexia,etc.. If we feel our delivery of education, methodology of making students feel loved and accepted, Zero tolerance for Bullying, or just our small class sizes will benefit your student then we think this is the School for them.


Become a supporter of The Academy, help enrich the lives of children on the Autism Spectrum.

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If you would like more information about enrolling your child in our school, please contact us to setup a tour of the facility.

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Our caring personnel

Jade Locascio

High School Lead Teacher

Jade Locasio (Ms. Jade) has been in the education field for 8 years and on the faculty of The Academy of Spectrum Diversity for the last two years.

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Samantha Hynes

Lead Elementary Teacher

Samantha Hynes (Ms. Sam) will be starting her third year as our Lead Elementary Teacher. She holds an Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently attending school to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. 

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Jessica Jerdan

Middle School Teacher

Jessica Jerdan (Ms. Jess) is the Middle School Teacher at The Academy of Spectrum Diversity.

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Kathy Paul

Head Teacher

Kathy Paul (Ms. Kathy) been an educator for over 35 years. This will be her 2nd year at The Academy of Spectrum Diversity, this year serving as Head Teacher.

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What others are saying

  • This is an absolutely incredible school! The care and charisma here is truly astounding. I have seen enormous results in my sons social functions, vocabulary, and initiative. This staff has created an excellent learning environment and genuinely cares about each and every student. It is true blessing to be part of the Academy of Spectrum Diversity’s family!

    Jimi M
  • This is a place you can send your child with confidence. Have known the proprietors for years, and they are godly and genuine folks. Have seen miraculous progress for children at this school when ABA and ESE are paired together. Enroll with peace of mind.

    Collin S
  • Tammi and Chris are amazing people. I have been with them since our kids were going to Face Pasco in Zephyrhills. It was these two people that started the help we needed to get a new school. The work they do for all of our kids is beyond what I expect from anyone. They treat all the kids at our school like their own. We are not just friends but we are a family. The progress my son has made because of them is more then I could have asked for. Because of them my son loves going to school every day. I would and do recommend this school for any parent with special need children.

    Kristy S
  • This school has done amazing things not just for my son but for our whole family. My son has excelled academically and the therapies offered at the school has helped with speech, language, and behavior. we are so thankful!

Frequently Asked Questions

At the Academy, we are pleased to offer the most experienced and qualified professionals to your child which includes PHD, Masters and Bachelorette levels of education, Board Certified Behavioral Analysts. ESE Certifications and Personal life experience understanding.

We accept McKay & Gardiner Scholarships and offer in house financing options

The Academy of Spectrum Diversity was built to serve children with any intellectual or developmental disability.

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