Summer Autism Programs Fayetteville NC

Local resource for summer autism programs in Fayetteville. 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.

Learning Links Edcational Center
(910) 822-4360
5813 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Early Intervention, Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Support Organization, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Partnership for Children of Cumberland County
(910) 867-9700
351 Wagoner Drive, Suite 200
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Support Organization

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Therapy Playground, Inc
(910) 423-5622
4602 Cumberland Road
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Early Intervention, Lindamood Bell, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Susan Faulkner
(910) 574-1186
1130 Bingham Drive
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Fayetteville Developmental Evaluation Center
(910) 486-1605
1211-A Ireland Drive
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Medical, Other

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Therapy Playground, Inc.
(910) 423-5622
6958 Nexus Court
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Auditory Integration Therapy, Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Division TEACCH - Fayetteville
(910) 437-2517
806 Stamper Road, Suite 101
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Early Intervention, Education, Residential Facility, Support Organization, Therapy Providers

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Helping Hands, Together We Can
(910) 922-3836
Arran Lake Baptist Church, Room S2
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Adult Support, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Therapy Playground
(910) 423-5622
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Behavior Assessment, Early Intervention, Lindamood Bell, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Respite, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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PAUSE Autism Consulting
(910) 644-5423
Fayetteville, NC
Support Services
Advocates (Special Education), Behavorial Intervention, Military Families, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Support / Tutoring, Support Group Meetings, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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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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