Here are a few online directories of camps for kids with LD:
By Valle Dwight
No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers' .... (well, you know how the song goes.) But for a lot of kids, summer is a great time to stick to the books in an in-depth way not possible during the school year. Kids with learning disabilities may even make a breakthrough in an intensive camp where much of the focus is on learning.
So, how do you find the right place? We asked a few experts to help parents through the tough part of selecting the perfect camp. They helped us figure out the right questions to ask, what to look for, and what to avoid in a summer camp for kids with learning disabilities.
Dr. Meg Carroll, of Saint Xavier University in Chicago, IL says that the idea of a summer camp just for students with learning disabilities is appealing in part because kids may have opportunities to address the social aspects of having learning disabilities as well as building a core of academic competencies.
She says that the key factors parents should look for when considering a camp are:
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