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
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.
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
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.
Camp Altitude is a two-week summer camp experience for boys and girls with social cognitive challenges (ADHD, LD, NVLD, Asperger's, PDD-NOS, & High Functioning Autism). Altitude is committed to providing safe, fun and rewarding experiences that promote social learning and independent living skills for individual children. Camp Altitude campers are children who are excited about coming to camp and experiencing a traditional summer camp. They have some insight into their strengths and challenges, a willingness to grow, and demonstrate social intent toward their peers. Altitude campers function comfortably within a ratio of 3 campers to 1 adult staff member. Our...
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.
Camp Joy is an overnight and day camping program for children and adults with mental retardation and like disabilities.
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.)
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