Summer Autism Programs Saint George UT

Local resource for summer autism programs in Saint George. 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.

Red Rock Canyon School
(435) 673-6111
St. George, UT
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Educational Assessment, Private School (Multi-disability), Psychological Counseling, Residential, Social Skills Training, Sports, Support / Tutoring
Ages Supported
11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade

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Disability Law Center (St George)
(801) 363-1347
50 South Main Street
St George, UT
Support Services
Legal Services

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Utah Governors Council For People With Disabilities
(801) 533-3965; 800-333-8824
155 S. 300 W., Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency

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Carmen B. Pingree School for Children with Autism
(801) 581-0194
780 South Guardsman Way
Salt Lake City, UT
Support Services
Education

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Clear Horizons Academy
(801) 437-0490
5455 North Rive Run Drive Suite 302
Provo, UT
Support Services
Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), RDI, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Quest Guard
(866) 968-8428
561 E. Tabernacle
Saint George, UT
Support Services
Products/Stores, 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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Childrens Biomedical Center of Utah, Inc.
(801) 569-2743,
12450 South 405 East, Suite F
Draper, UT
Support Services
Educational Advocacy, Medical, Research

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HOPE A Parent to Parent Network
(801) 272-1051
2290 East 4500 South, Suite 110
Salt Lake City, UT
Support Services
Support Organization

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National Ability Center
(435) 649-3991
PO Box 682799
Park City, UT
Support Services
Disability Advocacy

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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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