Program areas at Easter Seals Central California
Reponding to the ever-increasing need for training support, and education services for individuals on the autism spectrum, escc is at the forefront in providing comprehensive, evidence-based evaluation and treatment to create life-changing solutions for those with an autism spectrum disorder (asd) and their families. Autism services include the early intervention autism program and the play project (play and language for autistic youngsters), which are both home-based intensive intervention programs for young children, behavior intervention specialists who provide consultation, training and support for school staffs who work with students with asd, continued on schedule as well as various community support services such as strengthening special families, triple p (positive parenting program), and sibshops program which provides sibiling support in an activity based enviroment where sibilings can communicate and play together with other sibilings that have similar day to day living challenges, this program served 57 people.
Camp harmon is a residential, co-educational camp for children and adults with disabilities, and has been in operation since 1963. Facilities include a lodge and dinning hall, winterized cabins, arts and crafts center, nature lodge, accesible pool, archery, athletic field, hiking trails, and an animal farm. In addition to private payment, funding for scholarships to camp harmon is also provided by the California regional centers. This program served 628 people.
The educational services program supplements staff and programs offered by public schools. These services include one-to-one assistance, sign language interpertation, adaptive physical education, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, behavioral intervention and home teaching. This program served 91 people.