Summer Autism Programs Logan UT

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Utah State University, Special Education & Rehab.
(435) 797-3243
2865 Old Main Hill Educ., Building 313
Logan, UT
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Other

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ASSERT: Autism Support Services: Education, Research & Training
(435) 797-1933
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Assistive Technology, Behavorial Intervention, Colleges/universities, degrees in teaching/special ed., Early Intervention, Education, Private School (Autism Only), Research, Research, Social Skills Training, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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UTAH Speech/Language/Hearing Association
3820 West 600 South
Logan, UT
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Other

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Disability Law Center (Salt Lake City Office)
455 East 400 South, Suite 410
Salt Lake City, UT
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Legal Services, Support Organization

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Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities
(801) 580-6091
P.O. Box 120
Springville, UT
Support Services
Disability Advocacy

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Center for Persons with Disabilities
(435) 797-1981
6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT
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Disability Advocacy, Support Organization

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Utah Assistive Technology Program
800-524-5152 or 435-797-3824
6855 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT
Support Services
Other, Training/Seminars

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A University Center for Excellence AUCD
(435) 797-1981
Utah State University 6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT

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Arches Program: Copper Hills Youth Center
(800) 776-7116
5899 West Rivendell Drive
West Jordan, UT
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Residential, Residential Facility

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Karen Halterman, Ed.S
(801) 771-0848
2843 E 2700 N
Layton, UT
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Floortime, Helpful Websites, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Schools, Ages 5 years and Up, Schools, Preschool, Typical, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Vaccine Awareness
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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