Empower Students with Learning Challenges to Thrive
Building Student Strengths
Children who once wondered, “What’s wrong with me?” learn to believe in themselves and gain up to 2 years in reading ability. Learn more about our programs.
Closing the Opportunity Gap in Special Education
Working with talented teachers, The Shadow Project has helped more than 15,000 of these capable learners unleash their potential.
of students say they keep trying when school is difficult
of students in our reading program increase 1-2 grade levels
of teachers report more instruction time due to positive student behavior
Read Our Latest Impact Report
With support from The Shadow Project, students improved their reading skills, perseverance in school, and more.
Five SuperSensory Spaces Installed in Centennial Schools
Get an update on our exciting partnership to help students manage their stress and anxiety.
Using ADHD to Fuel His Dreams
Joe used to struggle in school. Now, he wants to inspire other kids to set goals to reach their dreams.
Proud and College-Bound
In 5th grade, John was only pretending to read. Today, he plans to become an architect. Watch his story.
Why Equity Matters
The Shadow Project directly addresses racial inequity by addressing educational inequity. Children of color are overrepresented among students in special education classes.
Bailey Perseveres with Learning in Pandemic
Now the 5th grader is offering hope to other students with learning challenges.
“The Shadow Project is a vital partner. Our kids have the tools to access learning, and our teachers have the training to help them. That’s how you empower children.”
Retired Principal, Portland Public Schools
“Our students with disabilities are seeing themselves as readers. They perform at higher rates, and feel like they belong in the school community.”
Principal, Woodmere Elementary School
The Shadow Project is dedicated to making school more accessible and engaging for children with learning challenges, so they can achieve their full potential.
Working together, we can end the bias and low expectations that are the barriers to their success. Let’s make school a place where all children can thrive and belong.