Summer Camps For Teens on the Autism Spectrum From Connecticut
Is your teen on the autism spectrum struggling with social or academic challenges? The summer time might be the best time to get your teen the help they need to work through their struggles. Summer camps for teens with autism do not provide the therapeutic assistance that your child needs to break out of destructive patterns. Seven Stars is a therapeutic program which utilizes assessments, residential treatment, and adventure therapy approaches to get Connecticut teens on the Autism Spectrum back on the right track.
Our program is located in Utah, but we help teens from all over the country, including Connecticut. Sending your child away from Connecticut can be helpful for their personal growth.
During their time at Seven Stars, students spend several days on campus in a community environment and then switch to adventure therapy off campus. This change in environment allows our therapeutic staff to continuously assess students in a variety of settings. By switching between environments, we are able to gain a well rounded view of each student. This means we can form a more accurate assessment and plan for the future.
Adventure Therapy Programming Brings Students Out Of Their Shell
At Seven Stars, three or four days out of the week students are participating in recreational activities off campus. For many of our students, participating in activities in the outdoors is not something they would do outside of our program. Many of our students would much prefer to play video games alone in their room or read comic books. Our program encourages students to step out of their comfort zone and try new things. That can be difficult for students, as many parents know. Examples of activities students may take part in include:
- Mountain biking
- Rock climbing
Seven Stars vs. Summer Camps For Connecticut Teens with Autism
Summer camps can be an intimidating place for teens on the autism spectrum. They are often ill equipped to offer any sort of therapeutic benefit for your child. Seven Stars is a therapeutic program which helps teens with neurodevelopmental differences such as autism and ADHD.
Our program is located in Utah, but we help teens from Connecticut and all over the country.
- Our program combines the best of a traditional summer camp experience with a therapeutic environment. At Seven Stars, students take part in weekly excursions outdoors and experience activities such as rock climbing, canoeing, and mountain biking. These are fun exercises that are reminiscent of a summer camp. However, they are utilized for a therapeutic purpose. At home, many of our students rarely take part in outdoor activities. They much prefer to stay inside and play video games. Participation in recreational activities helps students come out of their shell and experience new things, which is often hard for those struggling with rigidity. Learn more about adventure therapy programming>>>
- Short term programming: Depending on their progress and therapeutic plan, students are with us between 12-17 weeks. Compared to residential treatment centers and therapeutic boarding schools which offer programming that lasts 12 months or more, your child can get the therapeutic help and assessments they need in a short period of time.
Learn more about the ways in which Seven Stars can help your Connecticut teen this summer by calling 844-601-1167.
Who does Seven Stars help?
Seven Stars helps Connecticut teens in a Summer Camps For Teens With Autism setting who are struggling with issues similar to those below:
– Mood Disorders
– Social Difficulties
– Developmental Immaturity
– Technology Addiction
– Academic Difficulties
– Sensory Issues
– Substance Use
– School Refusal
– Sensory Issues
– Academic Failure
– Family Problems
Resources for Connecticut Families Seeking Help
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)- NAMI offers assistance to individuals in need of help for a variety of mental health challenges. NAMI provides individuals with a vast collection of information which offer useful information for those who seek to learn more about mental health struggles. In addition to their more generalized information, NAMI also provides local information to help visitors find mental health resources in their local areas. NAMI gathering grassroots volunteers to fight against the stigma of mental health. They accept donations for continued research into various mental health issues and for raising awareness about mental health.
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology(SCCAP) – SCCAP encourages education and research into clinical child and adolescent psychology. It is intended to improve the mental health and welfare of young people. This organization is a part of the American Psychological Association. It has a variety of resources for parents and young people regarding different aspects of mental health.
Seven Stars Helps Families From Connecticut
Seven Stars helps Connecticut families from cities and towns like: Darien New Canaan Greenwich Westport Weston Wilton Groton Long Point Town of Ridgefield Washington Roxbury
Seven Stars helps Connecticut families from:
Some examples of cities from Connecticut which may have families who may be interested in Seven Stars include: Bridgeport New Haven Stamford Hartford Waterbury Norwalk Danbury New Britain Bristol Meriden West Haven Milford
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