Developmental Disability Camps and Programs
A developmental disabilities camp caters to children with special needs who often require more guidance than the more neurotypical camper. Most but not all kids who attend camp are diagnosed with attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity (ADD/ADHD), Asperger syndrome, autism, Read More
Camp Lee Mar is a private residential special needs camp for children and teenagers with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges. A structured environment, individual attention and guidance are emphasized at all times. Campers enjoy traditional camp activities PLUS academics, speech and language therapy, music and art therapy, daily living skills, sensory-motor-perceptual training, and computers. We also have therapeutic horseback riding and overnight trips. Heated pool, modern facilities and air-conditioned buildings (including bunks.)
Charis Hills is a special needs, recreational summer camp helping children with learning differences build confidence and find success. We serve campers ages 7-18. We welcome campers with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, speech/language and hearing impairment, emotional/behavioral challenges including high functioning Autism and Asperger's. Camp is a great place to teach social skills. Campers also receive academic instruction for one activity period each day. Located one hour from the DFW area.
HI-STEP Summer Social Skills Program / Camp New Jersey -may serve as Special Education Extended School Year (ESY) program ; HI-STEP: Helping Improve Social-skills Through Evidence-based Practices (ages 6-16) is a 6-week Summer Program (not a sleep-over program). We are designed to teach, improve, and generalize social skills and problem-solving skills.
Coed, serves campers with issues of ADHD/ADD, Verbal or Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, Aspergers Syndrome, &/or mild social concerns. Campers ages 15 - 19 may travel with our teen programs. This year we will be visiting:
Israel:From Jerusalem to Eilat to the Galilee, Haifa and Tel Aviv
The British Isles: From London to Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland
The Southwest: From San Diego east to the desert, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree and Death Valley
Philadelphia to Williamsburg:Colonial America 14 Days ??? Philadelphia, Amish Country, Gettysburg, Baltimore, Washington, Mt. Vernon and Williamsburg
The Northeast and Canada: From Springfield, MA to New Hampshire,...
Our summer design includes a complementary format of camp sessions that flow as three weeks, two weeks, three weeks. In addition, the three travel programs seamlessly allow a camper to combine camp and travel for the whole summer. We believe this format allows our campers to match their needs and interests while also enabling their families to plan for special family times at home or on vacation. Our travel tours are designed to dovetail with our campus program and thereby allow for participation in both program areas.
The Residential Summer Enrichment Camping Program at Cradle Beach serves the needs of children with special needs and children from low-income families from Western New York and beyond. We provide a healthy environment and organized activities to promote socialization, independence, and decision making in an atmosphere of love and acceptance.
The Wediko Summer Program is a co-ed 45-day therapeutic residential program for children ages 7-19 who struggle socially, emotionally, and behaviorally. Wediko offers a unique opportunity for children to get intensive adult support as they learn, explore, and discover new skills in an outdoor setting. We have over 70 years of working with children who struggle with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Learning Disabilities, Social Skills Deficits including those from Spectrum Disorders and Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, Mood Disorder, Special Needs Adoptions, and Attachment Disorders. The Summer Program is located on a picturesque 450-acre lakefront campus in Windsor, New Hampshire, providing a serene...
Camp Northwood's primary mission is to create a sense of community and belonging for a population of socially isolated and immature learning challenged and high functioning autistic children. Camp Northwood's program of formalized social skill instruction, woven into the fabric of a traditional camp environment, enables campers to develop age appropriate social skills while enjoying the same types of activities experienced by more traditional populations of children at camps across the country.
A Special Camp for the Special Camper; Coed, residential, ages 6-26; Autism, ADD/HD, Mental Retardation, LD; mild-severe. Therapeutic Recreation (swimming, music, arts, sports, horseback riding), Social and life skills building, Academic instruction.
$2150/week with length of stay discounts at 3, 6, and 9 weeks.
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