Summer Autism Programs Stockton CA

Local resource for summer autism programs in Stockton. 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.

Valley Mountain Regional Center
(209) 473-0951
7109 Danny Dr.
Stockton, CA
Support Services
Government/State Agency, State Resources, Regional Centers/Early Intervention Agency

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Valley Mountain Regional Center (San Joaquin County (Main Office))
(209) 473-0951
702 North Aurora Street
Stockton, CA
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Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization

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San Diego Park & Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Program
(619) 525-8247
San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA
Support Services
Camps, Summer Camp/ESY

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Working With Autism, Inc.
(310) 889-9800
Brentwood, CA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, State Resources, Regional Centers/Early Intervention Agency, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Camp Metoche–Exceptional Children’s Foundation
(310) 204-3300
8740 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA
Support Services
Adult Support, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
Adult

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Family Resource Network
(209) 472-3674
5250 Claremont Avenue, Suite 235
Stockton, CA
Support Services
Government/State Agency, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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SNAFU - Special Needs Advocates for Understanding
(209) 321-6510
1444 W. Main Street
Ripon, CA
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Activities, Advocates (Special Education), Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Educational Assessment, FastForword, Floortime, Inflatable Bounce Houses/Parties, Lawyers (Family Law), Lawyers (Special Education), Legal Services, Private School (Autism Only), Private School (Integrated), Private School (Mult
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Camp Arrowhead (Crest Park)
(909) 336-2076
Crest Park, CA
Crest Park, CA
Support Services
Camps, Summer Camp/ESY

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SmartStart Developmental Learning Center
(310) 452-5437
2505 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA
Support Services
Early Intervention, Floortime, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Private School (Integrated), Private School (Multi-disability), Schools, Preschool, Typical, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy, State Resources, State Resources, Education, State Resources, Regional Centers/Early Intervention Agency, Summer Camp/ESY, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten

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Focus on All Child Therapies (F.A.C.T.)
(310) 475-9620
Los Angeles, CA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, RDI, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,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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