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Published on July 19, 2014

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Camp Two Can: UCF- Center for Autism and Related Disabilities : Camp Two Can: UCF- Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Kristen Lamoreaux [email protected] July 20, 2014 EEX 4070 Camp Two Can: Camp Two Can Who? Students from ages 5-22 that are with or without autism spectrum disorder What? Help build friendships, social skills, and functional skills while having fun Where? St. Luke's Methodist Chuch, Orlando When? July 14, 15, 16 Why? All people, regardless of their abilities or disabilities, have the right to live as full participants in society Schedule: Schedule Solid routine to keep the students stable Every day the activity was at a different location. Even if that just meant a differnt pool. Same routine, different attitudes and emotions. Need : Need July 14-16, from 9am- 3pm Singing, dancing, swimming, being a friend The need for more camps like this is crucial! Demographics of Participants: Demographics of Participants The 8 students ranged from ages 5-22 There were exactly 4 girls and 4 boys Autism Spectrum Disorder Service in Action: Service in Action Pool Parachute Dancing Coloring Perceptions of Differences: Perceptions of Differences Before- "Afraid" to be around students with disabilities Wouldn't make eye contact After- Understanding Sympathy Willing to help Connections to My Course: Connections to My Course Need for RTI, the earlier the better Individualized IEP The need for TIA project Civic engagement: Civic engagement Everyone should be encouraged to volunteer or help to build their community I will encourage teachers Final Thoughts: Final Thoughts You should want to help people, just because

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