Summer Autism Programs Plano TX

Local resource for summer autism programs in Plano. 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.

Southwestern Music Therapy, L.LC.
(214) 227-1006
Plano, TX
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Camps, Early Intervention, Music Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Under the Umbrella
(214) 603-6049
4556 Cape Charles Dr.
Plano, TX
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Advocates (Special Education), Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Floortime, Helpful Websites, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), Private School (Multi-disability), Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Support / Tutoring, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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ASCC - Autism Society of Collin County
(214) 925-2722
P.O Box 261209
Plano, TX
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Support Organization

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Collin County (TX) Chapter ASA
(214) 925-2722
PO Box 261209
Plano, TX
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Support Organization

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Therapeutic Associates of Plano
(972) 569-7244
2309 Coit Rd., Ste. E
Plano, TX
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Play Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Special Effects
(214) 566-5602
4556 Cape Charles
Plano, TX
Support Services
Auditory Integration Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Early Intervention, Education, Educational Advocacy, Private School (Autism Only), Sensory Integration, Summer Camp/ESY, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten

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A Therapy Connection
(972) 470-5855
1112 N Floyd Rd
Richardson, TX
Support Services
Assistive Technology, Camps, Early Intervention, Floortime, Hearing & CAPD Testing, Interactive Metronome, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Autism Society of Collin County
(214) 925-2722
P.O Box 261209
Plano, TX
Support Services
Adult Support, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization

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Natural Wellness Consulting Dr Lana Petrunin
(214) 618-8120
1212 Coit Rd Suite #110
Plano, TX
Support Services
Nutritional Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Nutritional Counseling

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International Rare Disease Support Network (IRDSN)
(972) 423-6117
David & Linda Hughes, 3604 Hendrick Dr
Plano, TX
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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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