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Multiple Exceptionalities

The committee of Multiple Exceptionalities focuses on current issues, curricula, transition and family centered practices for students with speech, language and/or learning difficulties who also have multiple exceptionalities. The purpose of this committee is to provide an opportunity for educators working with these students and their families to network, advocate, and reflect on challenges encountered on a daily basis.

National Committee on Severe/Multiple Disabilities

http://community.cec.sped.org/dcdd/committees/newitem3

Resources

Resources provided are seen in the MiDCDD October, 2017 Newsletter. To find up to date resources please check out our quarterly newsletter as a member of MiDCDD.

Collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics
https://tarheelreader.org/

Professional Education and Training - Project SEARCH
http://www.projectsearch.us/

Camp Information

Able Abe’s Summer Camp: A day camp for children ages 4-10 with congenital and acquired developmental delays. Located in West Bloomfield, MI.

Early Intervention Center Programs: Programs that provide year-round Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy for children on the autism spectrum ages 18 months - 9 years. Located in Troy, MI.

Friendship Circle Summer Camps: Week-long summer day camps for youth and teens with special needs in Southeast Michigan.

Camp Tall Tree: A traditional summer camp experience for those with Autism, 22q Deletion Syndrome, and other disabilities. It also offers a program for siblings of those with disabilities. Located in Fenton, MI.

Kids in Motion Summer Fun Day Camp: A day camp which includes occupational, physical, speech, and language therapy to children with disabilities. Located in Highland, MI.

Bay Cliff Health Camp: A therapy and wellness camp for those with hearing, vision, speech, and orthopedic disabilities. Located in Big Bay, MI.

Camp Discovery: A camp for children with epilepsy, ages 8-17. It offers a community of others with epilepsy, including campers and counselors, as well as meetings with neurologists on staff. Located in Augusta, MI.

Camp Blue Sky: An outdoor day camp for those with special needs ages 7 and up. Located in Milford, MI.

Camp Zip: Assists young adults (16 and over) with physical, emotional, and developmental disabilities. Located in Canton, MI.

Cran-Hill Ranch Special Needs Camp: An overnight Christian camp for those with developmental disabilities ages 15 and up. Located in Rodney, MI.

Camp Civitan: A camp for those with developmental challenges ages 13 and up. Located in Lansing, MI.

Indian Trails Camp: A camp for those with a variety of disabilities of all ages. They promote sports, nature activities, swimming, boating, dancing, and other camp activities for those with disabilities. Located in Grand Rapids, MI.

Comprehensive Therapy Center: A therapy program for those with special needs ages 1-14 which integrates activities and playtime. Located in Grand Rapids, MI.

Camp Sunshine: A camp experience for those with mild-to-moderate cognitive impairments ages 12-50. Located in Holland, MI.

St. Francis Camp: A camp for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Located in Jerome, MI.

The Fowler Center Summer Camp: An outdoor camp experience for those with various special needs ages 6 and up. Located in Mayville, MI.

Eagle Village Programs: Programs which assist young adults facing issues with adoption and foster care or generally struggling with emotional or behavioral problems. Located in Hersey, MI.

Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding: A program which offers horseback riding and therapy to those with various mental, physical, and social/emotional challenges. Located in Rockford, MI.

Compassionate Heart Ministries Summer Serve Camp: A camp setting for young adults with disabilities. Located in Zeeland, MI.

Pine Ridge Bible Special Needs Camp: A Christian camp which works specifically with individuals with developmental disabilities. Located in Cedar Springs, MI.

Camp Skyline Special Needs Camps: An overnight camp for individuals with disabilities ages 13 and up. Located in Almont, MI.

OUCARES: Offers a variety of summer day camps for individuals on the autism spectrum ages 3 years old through adult. Located in Rochester, MI