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Special Needs Summer Camps

Finding a summer program that suits your child's special needs, whether a day camp or a residential one, can be challenging. These listings will direct you to programs that cater to children like yours, and help you get your child ready.
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Choosing the Right Summer Camp for a Child with Special Needs
Which is best for your child -- a special needs camp, a community camp, or a summer spent at home with you? Learn the pros and cons of each, find out what questions to ask, and get started with giving your child the best summer ever.

Summer Special-Needs Planning Guide
Having trouble finding the perfect summer program for your child with special needs? Find the ideas and inspiration you're looking for in this gathering of summer-fun options for children with special needs.

Assemble a Camp Information Packet
On this site, you'll find "Preparing the School" information for a wide range of special needs. That information can also help your child's camp counselor keep your child safe, productive and happy. Here's how to adapt the information and put it all together into a packet perfect for camp consumption.

Ten Ways to Prevent Camp Tragedies
Children with special medical, behavioral or emotional needs can find camp to be a more dangerous place than their parents anticipate. How can you make sure your child's adventure doesn't turn tragic? Here are ten tips for keeping your camper safe and secure.

Sending Your Child With Special Needs to Camp
Comprehensive article from kidshealth.org on preparing your special needs child -- and yourself -- for going away to camp.

Special-Needs Summer Camps
Camps designed specifically for kids with special needs -- from developmental differences like autism or intellectual disabilities to medical issues like diabetes or cancer -- are a good option for challenged campers, and may offer a more worry-free experience than more mainstream camps. These listings and databases can help you locate the kind...

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