Summer Autism Programs Athens GA

Local resource for summer autism programs in Athens. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to summer camps, camps for summer, and information on autism in children, autism symptoms, autism spectrum disorder, as well as advice and content on autism.

The Autism Angel Center
(706) 215-1953
P.O. Box 7425
Athens, GA
Support Services
Early Intervention, Education, Other, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Northeast Georgia Chapter ASA
(706) 208-0066
PO Box 48366
Athens, GA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Support Organization

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North East Georgia Chapter-Autism Society of America
(706) 208-0066
P.O. Box 48366
Athens, GA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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David S. Cantor, Ph.D.
(678) 749-7600
5955 State Bridge Rd., Suite 110
Duluth, GA
Support Services
Nutritional Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Research, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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Kaleidoscope Applied Behavior Analysis
(678) 880-0320
351 West Main Street
Canton, GA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Early Intervention, Education, Private School (Autism Only), Schools, Ages 5 years and Up, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Institute on Human Development and Disability AUCD
(706) 542-3457
The University of Georgia
athens, GA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Government/State Agency, Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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Speech and Hearing
706- 613-0144, 800-226-4742
PO Box 6708
Athens, GA
Support Services
Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers

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INTROPACES (Introducing Parents of Autistic Children Encouraging Services and support)
(770) 307-3864
948 Century Oak Drive
Winder, GA
Support Services
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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Ms. Bees Therapeutic Services Inc
(912) 272-2774
11305 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA
Support Services
Camps, Disability Advocacy, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Michael Mueller
(678) 921-2811
1950 Spectrum Circle
Marietta, GA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Research, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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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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