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Camp for Autistic Spectrum Campers?

Summer vacation for students on the autistic spectrum can be extremely challenging at best.  The lack of routine and structure during the summer increase general anxiety, while a lack of social and recreational programming can further isolate children already trailing…

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A Path to Social Development- Northwood Style

There is nothing spontaneous or random about the acquisition of social skills.  Observation, opportunity and reinforcement are required steps leading to the internalization of age-appropriate level of social functioning. A much more direct level of social skills instruction is essential…

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TRANSITIONAL PREPARATION

  INDEPENDENT LIFE SKILLS TRAINING– 14 years ago a number of our long-time camper families requested that Camp Northwood expand its programming in order to create a bridge program that would provide transitional preparation for young adults approaching the end…

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