Students with Disabilities

Critical Thinking for Children with Developmental Disorders: A Strategy that Works

Total Special Education System (TSES)

National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota, Crisis Resources and Support Groups

Autism Society of Minnesota

Summer Camps in MN for Teens with Special Needs:

True Friends (Physical Disabilities, DCD, Autism)

Co-Ed, Day and Overnight Camp
Camps, Respite, Programs and Travel
Children and Adults with Disabilities
Grants are available


MN Life College – Summer Internship Program

(learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD/ADD, or other neurological conditions.)
The Summer Internship Program (SIP) is 100% hands-on learning with MLC instructors and job coaches. Students will gain experience living in an apartment-setting with roommates, working and engaging in a community, and making new friends and managing a social life.–pop.html

Camp Character

Targets Social Skills for special needs ages 7-18
The overnight camps build confidence and behavioral skills, using high energy activities, structured learning, and abundant team opportunities. Family Foundations Minnesota is accredited with the American Camp Association. Youth build communication, trust, self-control, transition skills, teamwork, self-advocacy, and much more.

Camps at Camp Knutson

HIV/AIDS, Down Syndrome, Heart Disease, Skin Disease, Autism,
Children with special needs benefit from having a fun-filled camp experience while connecting with other young people who may share similar health, emotional, and social concerns