Summer Autism Programs Sioux Falls SD

Local resource for summer autism programs in Sioux Falls. 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.

Here4Youth
(605) 271-6327
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
Babysitting / Childcare, Respite, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Music Therapy Services of South Dakota
(605) 371-1529
3304 S. Florence Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Early Intervention, Music Therapy, Schools, Ages 5 years and Up, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Support / Tutoring, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Prairie Freedom Center for Independent Living VSA Arts
(605) 367-5630
301 South Garfield Avenue, #9
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Other, Residential Facility

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Center for Disabilities AUCD
(605) 357-1439
The University of South Dakota Dept. of Pediatrics
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
Early Intervention, Government/State Agency, Medical, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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University of South Dakota (UAP) Dept. of Pediatrics
(605) 357-1439
The University of South Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Depart
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Medical, Research

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Childrens Care Hospital and School
(605) 782-2300
2501 W. 26th St.
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Aquatic Therapy, Assistive Technology, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Early Intervention, Education, Government/State Agency, Helpful Websites, Medical, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Private School (Multi-disability), Residential, Residential Facility, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech & Language, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Center for Disabilities
(605) 333-7178
University of South Dakota, School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, 1100 S
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
Training/Seminars

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Time 2 Shine Therapy
(605) 351-7976
1721 W. 51st St.
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Assistive Technology, Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool

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Center for Disabilities at USD School of Medicine
(800) 658-3080
1400 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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Sioux Vocational Services, Inc.
(605) 336-7100
4100 S. Western Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Residential, Residential Facility, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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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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