Category Archives: Camps and Residential

Camps and residential centers with LD support programs. This is not an exhaustive list and we update it often.

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Questions to Ask Wilderness Treatment Programs

Many struggling teens and young adults in Outdoor Behavioral Programs (Wilderness Treatment) have LD (Learning Disabilities) profiles. What do parents need to know?  Important Questions to Ask, from All Kinds of Therapy.Com

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Diana King RIP

Diana Hanbury King in about 1972. “The time to diagnose dyslexia is before the child has a chance to fail at reading,” she said. Photo Credit: Laura Gilpin Diana King, a giant in the field of dyslexia passed away last … Continue reading

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Learning Disabilities, Mental Health and Wilderness Therapy

Last week, I spent three days in Boulder Colorado, speaking at and particpating in The Wilderness Therapy Symposium. I also spent time visiting and getting to know a few “Young Adult Transition Programs” in the greater Boulder/Denver area. Firstly, I … Continue reading

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What Summer Camps can Teach Schools

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Epic Transitions: A Unique Trekking Opportunity for Young Adults

Epic Transitions, founded by Andrew Bryan and Leslie Johnson, provides young adults with an intercultural experience that uses trekking to not only broaden horizons and promotes self-awareness; it serves to “gain or regain momentum,” and works towards commitment to next … Continue reading

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Second Nature Wilderness Program

Second Nature Wilderness Program (SNWP), with locations in central Oregon, northern and southern Utah, and Georgia, is one of the best Wilderness Therapy programs for struggling teens in the world. I’ve personally visited in an in-depth way all of their … Continue reading

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Choosing a Therapeutic Program for Your Child with a Learning Disability

If your child with a learning disability is spinning out of control emotionally and behaviorally and you start looking for a therapeutic school or program, how do you go about that? First, if you can, get a current psycho-educational or … Continue reading

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Camp Dunnabeck at Kildonan School

I’ve had a few kids go to this camp and they really enjoyed it. The camp has lots of activities but also has a remedial component to it as well. It’s the summer program of the

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