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Two specialized programs to meet the needs of kids with ADHD or Asperger’s Syndrome!
About our ADHD Summer Treatment Program (STP)
Are you looking for something more than medication to help improve your child's behavior? Summit Educational Resources offers an award-winning, comprehensive, six-week Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children with ADHD and related behavioral, emotional, and learning problems who are entering grade 1 through age 16. The 2013 Summer Treatment Program will operate June 24 - August 2, at Erie Community College - North in Williamsville, New York (6205 Main Street). The STP has a proven track record of effective treatment for more than 2,500 children and families. Based on its excellence in providing treatment for children with ADHD, the STP has been featured on national television news and in national magazines. The STP has also been:
- used in clinical trials conducted under the auspices of the National Institute of Mental Health
- named a Model Program in Child and Family Mental Health by the American Psychological Association and SAMHSA
- named a program of the year by CHADD, the national parent advocacy group for children with ADHD
- listed in SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
About Community Connections
Community Connections is an evidence-based summer program for children and adolescents (entering 1st grade - age 16) with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (Asperger’s, high-functioning autism, and PDD-NOS) or other disabilities. The program will be operate June 24 – July 26, 2013 at two sites: Hilbert College in Hamburg, New York, (Southtowns) and at location to be announced in the Northtowns. Community Connections provides children with intensive training, experience, and practice in social and emotional skills allowing them to make friends and learn to better connect with peers, siblings, teachers, and parents/caregivers. Community Connections targets development of key social competencies using direct instruction, fun and engaging practice exercises, and recreational activities in a summer camp format. Each day, children participate in multiple small, group-based social skills training sessions, followed by age-appropriate recreational activities designed to practice targeted social competencies. The School-Based Enhancement Program targets common areas of difficulty for students with AS/HFA such as:
- Following directions
- Attending to and participating in group-based activities
- Offering task-relevant contributions
- Requesting and accepting assistance
- Keeping organized
- Completing homework
If you’d like to talk with someone about our summer programs, please call Alana Eaton at 716-799-8160.