Summer Autism Programs Orlando FL

Local resource for summer autism programs in Orlando. 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.

Applied Behavior Center
(407) 324-7772
113 West Chapman Road
Oviedo, FL
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Early Intervention, Private School (Autism Only), Private School (Multi-disability), Respite, 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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Patrick McGreevy, Ph.D., P.A. and Associates
(407) 629-1099
P.O. Box 140251
Orlando, FL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Other, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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Quest Kids
(407) 872-3378
406 E. Amelia Street
Orlando, FL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Disability Advocacy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Residential Facility, Speech Therapy, Support Organization, Therapy Providers

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Autism Recovery Network of Florida
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Orlando, FL
Support Services
Doctor Referrals, Educational Advocacy, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Vaccine Awareness
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Threshold Childhood Development
(407) 671-7060
3550 N Goldenrod Rd
Winter Park, FL
Support Services
Education, Educational Advocacy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade

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Florida Autism Center
(407) 413-9550
1708 Lexington Green Lane
Sanford, FL
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Helpful Websites, Military Families, Private School (Autism Only), Research, Schools, Ages 5 years and Up, Social Skills Training, State Resources, State Resources, Education, State Resources, Insurance, State Resources, Parent Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Support / Tutoring, Support Group Meetings, Training/Seminars, Vaccine Awareness, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Magical Toys and Products
(321) 235-1400
7435 Marseille Circle
Orlando, FL
Support Services
Products/Stores

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QuestKids Academy
(407) 218-4300
Orlando, FL
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), Private School (Multi-disability), Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,Kindergarten

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Timothy P. Kowalski, M.A.,C.C.C. (Professional Communication Services, Inc.)
(407) 245-1026
1401-A Edgewater Dr.
Orlando, FL
Support Services
Other, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers

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ABA, Inc. (Emily Hicks, Ed.S., BCBA)
(407) 691-8335
1250 Minnesota Avenue
Winter Park, FL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Other, Psychological Counseling, Therapy Providers

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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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