Summer Autism Programs Twin Falls ID

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The Advocacy and Learning Associates (Twin Falls)
(208) 734-1233
212 Deere St.
Twin Falls, ID
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Therapy Providers

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Voorhees LaMure LLP
(208) 736-6000
Key Bank Center, 2nd Level
Twin Falls, ID
Support Services
Legal Services
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Filer School District #413
(208) 326-5981
700 B Stevens Ave.
Filer, ID
Support Services
Education
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Jerome School District #261
(208) 324-2392
107 3rd Ave West
Jerome, ID
Support Services
Education
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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SL Start
(208) 323-9940
10118 Overland Road
Boise, ID
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Disability Advocacy, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Ivan Hardcastle, OTR/L
(208) 734-7333
Twin Falls, ID
Support Services
Early Intervention, Floortime, Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Interactive Metronome, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Twin Falls School District #411
(208) 733-6900
201 Main Avenue West
Twin Falls, ID
Support Services
Education
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Kimberly School District #414
(208) 423-4179
141 Center Street West
Kimberly, ID
Support Services
Education
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Buhl Joint School District #412
(208) 543-6436
920 Main Street
Buhl, ID
Support Services
Education
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Tyler Whitney, Psy.D. (ICACD)
(208) 888-7104
2273 East Gala Street
Meridian, ID
Support Services
Activities, Adult Support, Art Therapy, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Career Counseling, Disability Advocacy, Doctor Referrals, Early Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Assessment, Floortime, Government/State Agency, Helpful Websites, Lindamood Bell, Medical, Play Therapy, Psychological Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Research, Social Skills Training, Speech & Language, Speech Therapy, State Resources, Summer Camp/ESY, Support / Tutoring, Therapy Providers, Train
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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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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