Working at a Special Needs Summer Camp with Talisman Camps

Embark on a Meaningful Journey: Working at a Special Needs Summer Camp with Talisman Camps Are you a college student on the hunt for a summer job that offers more than just a paycheck? Consider the fulfilling opportunity of working at a special needs summer camp. Talisman Summer Camp is actively seeking compassionate and driven…

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ADHD and Making Summer Plans for Teens

ADHD and Making Summer Plans for Teens As the school year comes to a close, many parents start thinking about summer plans for their children. For parents of kids with ADHD, it’s important to find activities and programs that support their child’s unique needs and challenges. In this article, we’ll explore some tips and recommendations…

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Summer camp and social communication for kids with autism

What’s one of the top things we all want for our children to experience?  The ability to meet and make new friends, enjoy a memorable summer, and perhaps experience a little flexibility in their schedules/lives?  Many parents would agree that the ability to meet new friends and build relationships is high on the list.  For…

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4 Benefits of Summer Camps for Special Needs Children

Summer has arrived and camps are opening their doors to children across the country.  Parents of special needs children, such as those with autism or a spectrum disorder, often wonder if they should send their children to a summer camp.  There are endless worries about whether or not their children will be able to handle…

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Why summer camps work for children with ADHD

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are often categorized as those with limited attention spans, difficulty making friends, constantly moving (never sitting still, fidgeting, rushing off), prone to blurt things out, and challenged in following directions despite understanding what has been asked – to name a few.  As any parent of a child with…

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