Research has shown that the arts are an essential part of a child's education, and performing arts education is particularly important to students with learning differences. Performing arts can improve academic performance, literary skills, and social skills. Experience in performing arts is also an important strategy for engaging and motivating students with learning differences. At Stephen Gaynor School, we know firsthand the transformative effect that experience in performing arts has on our students.
The video features Head of School Scott Gaynor, Co-Founder and Director of Education Yvette Siegel Herzog, and Actor and Gaynor Parent Mark Ruffalo.