“Are there summer camps for autistic teens?” – 16-year-old
WHAT IS A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY?
Disabled Services Disability is a term used to describe a number of conditions which permanently limit an individual’s development.
A developmental disability is generally defined as: “A severe chronic disability which is caused by a mental or physical impairment.”
NOTE: People with autism, epilepsy, and cerebral palsy do not necessarily have intellectual disability.
A Person May Have a Developmental Disability if He/She:
However, these signs can be present in individuals without a disability, so don’t be too quick to label someone as disabled.
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Recreational activities for teens with physical/developmental disabilities. Therapy, rehabilitation and after-school programs.
1300 E Green St,
Pasadena, CA 91106
Provides resources for prospective college students with disabilities.
Visual Impairments Guide: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/colleges-helping-visually-impaired-students/ This guide explores how visual impairments impact the educational experience, what colleges are doing for the visually impaired, provides resources and tips from experts, and a listing of scholarships and grants.
The following guide provides additional tools, technologies, and resources to cultivate academic success for the hearing impaired: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/students-with-hearing-impairments/
Provide mental health services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals in Los Angeles County area. Individual and family counseling; Home Based, School Based, Community Based. Serves Los Angeles County ages 0 to 65+ Case management services.
Additional Phone: 626-421-7861 (VP)
867 N Fair Oaks Avenue,
Pasadena, CA 91103
Monday -Friday Hours vary
Children’s residential, special needs school, after-school programs, adult independent living, and braille. FREE recreational programs for teens, including summer camp.
5300 Angeles Vista Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90043
M-Th 8am-4:30pm & F 8am-4pm (call during business hours)
Information and referrals for any questions on hearing impairment and deafness. Interpretive services. Advocacy in the case of discrimination. Job search, independent living skills, HIV education, and learn pregnancy prevention.
2222 Laverna Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90041
M-F 8:30am-5pm (Closed 12pm-1pm)
A guide on how to get scholarships and grants for students with disabilities.
Provide recorded textbooks and other educational materials in audio format for the blind. Shifts available days and evenings for 15 or older.
20 Roszel Rd,
Princeton, NJ 08540
M-Th 9:30am- 9:30pm & F-Sat 9:30am-3:30pm