Your Guide to Special Needs Camps In Ontario

specialneedssummercamps350Don’t delay, plan your child’s summer activities right away! Especially if you want Peter or Polly to attend a special needs camp. The application process can take a while and spots fill up quickly, so the earlier you sign up, the better. Not sure where to send your sweetie for a fun-filled summer? Check out the following helpful resources.

Special needs camps
Fortunately, there are several away and day camps in Ontario that focus on making summer sensational for youngsters with special needs. Here are a few websites with lists of camps to consider:
Special Needs Roadmaps
Respite Services
My Summer Camps
Autism Ontario

Camp funding
If your cheque book can’t carry all the fees, check to see if the special needs camps you’re eyeing offer financial relief options. It may also be worth applying for Autism Ontario’s One-to-One Summer Support Worker Reimbursement Fund – you have until May 29, 2015 to do so – if your camper is on the spectrum and requires an aide to participate in awesome summer programs. For more info on funding, visit Autism Ontario.

Have an EPIC summer!

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