Summer Autism Programs Saint George UT

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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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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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Kids On The Move, Bridges Program
801-221-9930 Ext.168
Orem, UT
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Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Floortime, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,Preschool

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Kids World Preschool
(801) 243-4991
1328 W Stern Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Assistive Technology, Auditory Integration Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Early Intervention, Education, Floortime, Music Therapy, Play Therapy, Private School (Integrated), Private School (Multi-disability), RDI, Schools, Preschool, Typical, Sensory Integration, Speech & Language, Speech Therapy, Support / Tutoring, Swimming Lessons, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten

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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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Quest Guard
(866) 968-8428
561 E. Tabernacle
Saint George, UT
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Products/Stores, Support Organization

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Access Utah Network
(801) 533-4636
155 South 300 West suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT
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Early Intervention, Support Organization, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Autism Team, Nebo School District
(801) 489-2833
570 South Main Street
SPRINGVILLE, UT
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Other

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Childrens Biomedical Center of Utah, Inc.
(801) 569-2743,
12450 South 405 East, Suite F
Draper, UT
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Educational Advocacy, Medical, Research

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Courage Reins Therapeutic Riding Center
(801) 756-8900
5870 West 10400 North
Highland, UT
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Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Other, 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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