Third Thursday - Out and About: Thinking About Summer Activities for Your Child

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Out and About: Thinking About Summer Activities for Your Child

April 21, 2016

This Third Thursday, Out and About: Thinking About Summer Activities for Your Child, focuses on choosing summer break activities to promote your child's acquisition of community living skills. Often parents hesitate to plan community activities with their child because they have had unsuccessful experiences before. We will talk about a strategy for preparing your child so these experiences can be enjoyable for you and your child. We will also talk with a parent about how to identify and choose the right camp experience for your child, what factors to consider and what questions to ask.

SST Family and Community Engagement Consultants 2015-2016

How to locate camps in your area:
Check out Libraries, YMCA, Support Service Administrator at County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, State Support Team Family Consultant

Resources from the OCALI Lending Library:

Out and About: Preparing Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Participate in Their Communities
Jill Hudson, Amy Bixler Coffin
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Kids in the Wild: A Family Guide to Outdoor Recreation
Cindy Ross, Todd Gladfelter
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Canoes, Cabins, Campfires: Guidelines for Establishing a Summer Camp for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Jill Hudson
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101 Activities for Kids in Tight Spaces: At the Doctor’s Office, on Car Train and Plane Trips, Hme Sick in Bed
Carol Stock Kranowitz
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Top Ten Tips: A Survival Guide for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum
Teresa A. Cardon
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