Summer Autism Programs Yonkers NY

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The Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties
(201) 343-0322
223 Moore St.
Hackensack, NJ
Support Services
Camps, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Residential, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization

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The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation
(877) 444-1149
P.O. BOx 1149
Ridgewood, NJ
Support Services
Adult Support, Art Therapy, Camps, Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Residential, Respite, Social Skills Training, Support Organization
Ages Supported
6-8 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Special Camp Guide - Resources for Children with Special Needs
(212) 677-4650
Dept. PR1, 200 Park Ave. S., Suite 816
New York, NY
Support Services
Camps, Summer Camp/ESY

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Spectra Academy
(973) 783-7891
22 Lackawanna Plaza
Montclair, NJ
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Education, Play Therapy, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
6-8 Grade

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Navigating the Spectrum
(914) 826-5300
1767 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Parliament Tutors
(646) 750-0202
New York, NY
Support Services
Camps, Career Counseling, Job Coach, Support / Tutoring, Vocational Rehabilitation Centers
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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ABC Therapy Services
(201) 670-1330
71 Franklin Turnpike
Waldwick, NJ
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Biomedical Intervention, Camps, Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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YCS - Sawtelle Learning Centers - Kearny Annex-Franklin School
(973) 744-0615
100 Davis Avenue
Kearny, NJ
Support Services
Early Intervention, Education, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Intensive Therapeutics, Inc.
(973) 771-1582
72 Yantecaw Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ
Support Services
Camps, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Joseph S. Wojcik, MD
(914) 793-6161
525 Bronsville Rd. Suite 1-G
Bronxville, NY
Support Services
DAN! Pediatrics, Medical

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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.


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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