Summer Autism Programs Akron OH

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Greater Akron Chapter Autism Society of America
(330) 543-3955
PO Box 2831
Akron, OH
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Adult Support, Art Therapy, Auditory Integration Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Career Counseling, Compounding Pharmacies, DAN! Pediatrics, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Job Coach, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Other, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), Private School (Integrated), Priv
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Rotary Camp
(330) 644-4512
4460 Rex Lake Drive
Akron, OH
Support Services
Camps, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center
(330) 963-8600
Twinsburg, OH
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Doctors, Pediatric Neurologist, Doctors, Pediatrics, Educational Assessment, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Roberta Bauer, M.D.
(330) 543-8790
Childrens Hosp. Med. Ctr. of Akron
Akron, OH
Support Services
Medical
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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ARC of Summit/Portage Counties
(330) 374-1594
90 N.Prospect St.
Akron, OH
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Support Organization

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David A. Norman
(330) 670-8470
175 Montrose West Ave
Copley, OH
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Education, Karate, Music Therapy, Schools, Ages 5 years and Up, Social Skills Training, Speech & Language, Speech Therapy, Sports, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Peak Potential Therapy
(330) 405-8776
8848 Commons Blvd., Ste 101
Twinsburg, OH
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Babysitting / Childcare, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Early Intervention, Floortime, Play Therapy, Respite, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Easter Seals Northeast Ohio
(440) 838-0990 (V/TTY); (800) 437-3288
1929 A East Royalton Road
Cleveland, OH
Support Services
Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Career Counseling, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Job Coach, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Private School (Multi-disability), Psychological Counseling, Respite, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Greater Akron (OH) Chapter ASA
(330) 543-3995
PO Box 2831
Akron, OH
Support Services
Adult Support, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Ardmore, Inc.
(330) 535-2601
981 East Market Street
Akron, OH
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Job Coach, Residential, Residential Facility, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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How To Find A Summer Autism Program

How to find a summer autism program

Lisa Jo Rudy

You finally made it through the school year. Despite all the obstacles, your child did pretty well. You even saw him meet some of his IEP goals. But now summer is looming, and you have no clue what to do with him. Ordinary summer camp looks pretty unlikely - after all, how many camp programs offer “social skills” along with “horseback riding?” Here’s how to get the process underway.

Here's How:

1) Start early. These days, even parents of typical kids start early in their quest for the perfect summer camp at the perfect price. For parents of autistic kids, the start should begin even earlier - sometime around September first!

2) Find out what kind of Extended School Year (ESY) program is offered through your school district. ESY is a federally funded option for kids whose skills are likely to regress during extended breaks. If your child does qualify, he may be eligible for a free summer program . Some districts will supply a 1:1 aide so that your child can be included in a typical summer camp. Transportation is included.

3) Look into Variety Club and the YMCA. Both have missions that focus on inclusion, and both work hard to make inclusion work. I was able to work with my local Y to add an autism support "bunk" to the typical daycamp.

4) Surf the Web. Take a look at My Summer Camps , and Kids Camps for listings of special needs options. While some of these camps can be pricey, others are about the same cost as a nice private daycamp in your area.

5) Ask around. Your teacher, principal, or parents of kids in your child’s class may have great ideas.

6) Check newspapers. Special “parenting” magazines in many metropolitan areas create camp directories. These are usually published in early winter. Many include listings for camps that cater to kids with special needs.

Tips:

1) All YMCA's offer financial aid to families in need. Be sure to ask about financial aid if you need it.

2) Summer is an...

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