Summer Autism Programs Rock Hill SC

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Chrysalis Autism Center
(803) 328-8476
Rock Hill, SC
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Private School (Autism Only), Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,Preschool

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Misty Meadows Mitey Riders
(704) 841-0602
455 Providence Rd. South
Weddington, NC
Support Services
Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Other, Therapy Providers

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Alyson G. Shaffer, M.Ed.
(704) 540-0283
4219 Pima Cotton Drive
Charlotte, NC
Support Services
Other, Therapy Providers

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Genia G. Beasley, O.D., FCOVD, FAAO
(704) 405-1222
Charlotte, NC
Support Services
Doctors, Optometry / Behavioral Optometry, General Supplies, Helpful Websites, Interactive Metronome, Training/Seminars, Vision Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Therapy Solutions, LLC
(803) 634-3029
Aiken, SC
Support Services
Assistive Technology, Camps, Early Intervention, Hearing & CAPD Testing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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World Alliance for Families& Children
(704) 618-1489
4835 S.Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC
Support Services
Activities, Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,6-8 Grade

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Charlotte Aikens
(704) 737-7542
Charlotte, NC
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Genia Beasley, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD (Carpenter Eye Associates)
(704) 542-0501
8429 Pineville-Matthews Road
Charlotte, NC
Support Services
Other, Therapy Providers

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Marlboro DSN Board: Consumer/Family Organization
(843) 479-1882
P.O. Box 1212, 109 Glen Street
Bennettsville, SC
Support Services
Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Organization

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Therapy Solutions, LLC
(803) 634-3029
Aiken, SC
Support Services
Camps, Early Intervention, Hearing & CAPD Testing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 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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