Ruby A. Neeson Diabetes Awareness Foundation, Inc.
Celebrating 10 Years of Community Outreach and Advocacy 

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        Atlantis Academy Hybrid Learning Center is now a division of Ruby A. Neeson Diabetes Awareness Foundation; an endeavor to put forward an innovative solution to youth programming.  

Our community-based youth program is designed to administer quality academic education and social activities that strengthen, encourage, and enhance wellness to students in kindergarten through grade nine. Students will learn from experienced instructors including a lead mathematics and science educator, art teacher, and community health workers. In addition to the academy offerings listed below, students will connect to experience activities that promote childhood-socialization, and the importance of volunteerism. 

What is Hybrid Learning? Hybrid learning integrates the traditional in-person face-to-face education method with virtual learning course delivery. Our aim is to enact a combination of learning approaches to beneficially prepare and delivery of a meticulous curriculum that sustains the needs of students.
Academy Offering... 
- Fun & Safe Environment

- Math, Science and Art

- Health and Wellness

- Homeschool Support

- Activity Based Integrated

- One-on-One Tutoring

- ACT Prep
Let health and wellness knowledge be a ​leading light, to keep your future looking bright.

Math Help = Better Grades = Better Health Outcomes

* Registration in NOW open for our FREE Virtual math tutoring! 1st and 3rd Saturday at 10:00 AM. Open to Georgia students in grade 1 through 12.

Sign-up today for home-school support! 

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The Role of Literacy in Health and Health Care is Paramount 

People, particularly chronic disease patients with substandard literacy have less health-related knowledge and inadequate control of illnesses, such as diabetes. Additionally, these patients are hospitalized more frequently than other patients and receive less preventive care.

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, up to 40 percent of American adults have fair to poor literacy skills, which can make it difficult for them to function proficiently in the health care system. 

In an effort to address this urgent issues, Ruby A. Neeson Diabetes Awareness Foundation is endeavoring to address the relationship between reading ability and health outcomes by establishing a partnership with The RadiKal Readers Clubhouse, a literacy initiative providing reading material and resources in poverty-stricken communities, globally. 

What is Literacy? Literacy is defined as the ability to read and write, and competence or knowledge in a specified area.

Why is Literacy Linked to Diabetes? Inadequate literacy correlates with lower socioeconomic status and less formal education in specific racial and ethnic backgrounds. Communicating literacy-linked roadblock can help reduce disparities in health and health care outcomes. After careful research, we are confident that literacy is a key component for improving health in the United States.  

Types of Literacy Concentration: Reading and Writing, Health, Digital, Financial, Cultural