Summer Autism Programs Lincoln NE

Local resource for summer autism programs in Lincoln. 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.

Autism Society of Nebraska
(877) 375-0120
1672 Van Dorn Street
Lincoln, NE
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ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, Assistive Technology, Babysitting / Childcare, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Dentists, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Floortime, Helpful Websites, Karate, Respite, Schools, Ages 5 years and Up, Social Skills Training, Sports, State Resources, State Resources, Education, State Resources, Insurance, State Resources, Parent Training, Support / Tutoring, Support Group Meetings, Swimming Lessons, Training/Semi
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Autism Ally - Stanley-Senior Technologies
1-888-224-8547, ext. 3430
1620 North 20th Circle
Lincoln, NE
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Products/Stores, Support Organization

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Parents Encouraging Parents (Lincoln)
(402) 471-3649
NE Dept. of Education, 301 Centennial Mall South 6th Floor
Lincoln, NE
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Support Organization

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Nebraska Advocacy Services, Inc.
(402) 474-3183
522 Lincoln Center Building
Lincoln, NE
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Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency

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Behavioral Health Division-Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services
(402) 479-5117
P.O. Box 94728
Lincoln, NE
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Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency

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Childrens Respite Care Center
(402) 895-4000
14245 Q Street
Lincoln, NE
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Camps, Respite, Summer Camp/ESY

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Special Populations, Dept. of Education
(402) 471-2471
P.O. Box 94987, 301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE
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Government/State Agency

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Nebraska Department of Education
(402) 471-2295
301 Centennial Mall South, PO Box 94987
Lincoln, NE
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Government/State Agency

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Client Assistance Program Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
402-471-3656; 1-800-742-7594
301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE
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Government/State Agency, Support Organization

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Answers 4 Families
402- 472-9827 or (800)746-8420
121 S. 13th Street
Lincoln, NE
Support Services
Activities, Adult Support, Advocates (Special Education), Chiropractors, DAN! Pediatrics, Disability Advocacy, Doctors, Allergist / Immunologist, Doctors, General, Doctors, Metabolic Specialists, Doctors, Optometry / Behavioral Optometry, Doctors, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Doctors, Pediatric Neurologist, Helpful Websites, Lawyers (Special Education), Marriage & Family Counseling, Military Families, Schools, Preschool, Typical, State Resources, State Resources, Education, State Resources, Insur
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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