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Preparation! The key to a positive camp experience for your child with special needs.

Deciding on the right camp for your child with special needs is the first step to having a positive camp experience.  Now that you have done your research and selected the perfect camp, what’s next?  How can you prepare your … Continue reading

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Sleep away camp – Are you and your kids ready?

An image of summer camp like this one  gets me all the time. The kids are smiling and hugging, and you just sense they are loving every second of their time away from home. Perhaps these types of images and memories are … Continue reading

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Rebellious Behaviour from an Adolescent with a Developmental Disability

“I don’t want to go to summer camp this year! I hate summer camp!  You can’t make me go!”  The frustrated and confused mother can’t understand why her 15-year old daughter is being so difficult.  She has gone every other year.  … Continue reading

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8 tips for gearing up for Summer Camps

Summer is here again, and for those of us who are not lucky enough to be off for nine weeks of summer, it may be time to prepare your children for some weeks of summer camp. Here are eight tips to help get your … Continue reading

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