1. The Help Group: Kids Like Me
Kids Like Me programs are designed for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. Their programs engage children of all ages with structured activities organized and facilitated by highly trained professionals. Kids Like Me provide a wonderful social opportunity with a safe environment.
2. Drama Kings and Queens
Culver City, CA
Hosted by the Los Angeles Speech and Language Therapy Center, Drama Kings and Queens is a 6 week long summer program where students develop communication and social skills and acting and musical performance. The camp is designed to develop verbal language skills, social interactions, and self-confidence.
3. Casa Colina Outdoor Adventure
Long Beach, CA
Casa Colina’s Therapeutic Recreation and Outdoor Aventures is a program focused on empowering people with disabilities through creating challenging and exciting opportunities. Members will participate in day trips, enjoy a sense of community, gain self-confidence, and share new outdoor experiences.
4. Whispering Winds Special Needs Family Camp
La Mesa, CA 91942
Whispering Winds Catholic Camp and Conference Center is a place to provide families and individuals with a retreat within the beauty of nature. Whispering Winds hosts a Special Needs Family Camp which provides tailored programs in a supportive and safe environment. Families will have the opportunity to meet and connect with other families who share similar challenges. Whispering Winds provides qualified educators, developmental disability specialists, trained Special Needs Buddies Child Care Assistants for each family.
Camp Etta Israel
North Hollywood, CA
Summer@ETTA is a unique social and life skills summer program designed specifically for Jewish teens and young adults with special needs. Led by highly experienced directors, and staffed by peer counselors with activity specialists,
Summer@ETTA emphasizes independence, growth, and summer fun!