Saturday, June 2, 2012

Camp Ramapo for Children: Integrating Young Adults with Asperger Syndrome with Typical Peers

  Regardless of challenges, all youth want the same things: to learn, have friends, feel valued, and experience success.
For many young adults On the spectrum, especially those with Asperger Syndrome, comfortable interaction with typically developing peers is more a dream than a reality. These young adults need safe opportunities to interact with typically developing peers.

Roadblocks on the Path to Independence

The Staff Assistant Experience: Supporting Young Adults in Transition is a residential transition-to-independence Program for young adults ages 18-25 with social, emotional and learning challenges. At the Rhinebeck Campus, Ramapo for Children Helps Participants develop Independent Living Skills, Social Skills and Job Skills in an Integrated and Inclusive environment.

Roommate, Job Coaches, Mentors: Immersion with Typically Developing Peers
Building Social and Emotional Confidence one day at a time
Kyle Avery, Ramapo for Children

Rhinebeck Campus
250 acres of scenic, wooded lakefront designed for a multitude of Camp Ramapo and Ramapo Retreats activities. Rhinebeck - New York
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Enjoy this Ramapo for Children 2011 Scholarship Appeals video.

We've posted more Camp Ramapo videos below and you can find many personal and professional videos via YouTube.

My Aspergers Child
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To read the complete article, go to My Aspergers Child: Integrating Young Adults with Asperger Syndrome wi...: 'Integrating Young Adults with Asperger Syndrome with Typically Developing Peers: An Essential Step in the Transition to Independence' 

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At the heart of the Ramapo approach is our ability to equip educators, caregivers, and youth with the skills they need to build trusting relationships, serve as effective role models, handle challenging behaviors constructively, and improve continuously through reflective practice. 
Annual ReportThrough direct service youth programs and highly regarded training programs for adults, Ramapo works on behalf of children who face obstacles to learning, enabling them to succeed in the classroom, at home, and in life
With 90 years of experience, Ramapo for Children has developed a unique ability to create inclusive environments that promote positive behavioral change, foster skill development, and help support learning and personal growth.

Ramapo Retreats offer groups of people opportunities to share new adventures,
discover new strengths, form new bonds, and be inspired to grow as individuals and as a team.

Enjoy Camp Ramapo videos below.  You 
can find many personal and professional videos via YouTube.


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