How parents can plan the perfect summer for a child with attention deficit disorder and/or learning disabilities (LD).
It's that time of year again -- time to decide which summer camp your child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) will attend. Learn how specialized camps can benefit your child, and search the camp programs listed in our ADHD Summer Camp Directory. Happy camping!
Did you know the bonds made during just one summer camp experience can help sharpen the social skills of children with attention deficit?
PLUS: ADDitude's 2014 ADHD Camp Directory
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Programs for Tweens
"This camp we found claims to focus on: study skills, organizational skills, and social skills -- everything our son needs to work on! It sounds too good to be true. Has anybody had any past experiences with it?"
Programs for Teens
"Our teen was pretty good at school, but she really had a hard time concentrating on studying and had major test anxiety. We sent her to a camp and not only did she come back with fun study skills, but she..."
Summer Treatment Program
"Has anyone had any experience with summer treatment programs for ADD? We are considering..."
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Saving Our Lost Boy
"The decision to send our troubled teen to a therapeutic wilderness camp was heart-wrenching. Were we doing the right thing?"
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