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  • Inclusion Means Everyone 5K – July 4
    8 a.m. for registration at the Delaweare Technology Park, 1 Innovation Way in Newark. This run/walk to support adaptive Physical Education is for everyone no matter their ability. For more information and to register, visit the event's website.

  • Camp Fairlee for Kids with Autism – June 28 to July 3
    Camps Fairlee, 22242 Bay Shore Road in Chestertown, MD. Easter Seals of DE and MD will host a camping session for youth with Autism or youth that require 1:1 supervision and care. Campers will enjoy traditional camping activities activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, sports and games, high ropes, fishing, horseback riding and special evening activities. For more information, visit the event's website.

  • Nemours Summer Handwriting Camp – July 7 to August 13
    Kindergarten and 1st grade: Tuesdays from July 7 through August 11, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    2nd and 3rd grade: Thursdays from July 9 through August 13, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Nemours Department of Therapeutic Services is offering a summer handwriting camp for children who are experiencing fine motor difficulties related to drawing, coloring, holding writing utensils, printing and/or cursive. The program will focus on introducing the alphabet in a developmentally appropriate sequence, in order to help children improve legibility and gain self-confidence with writing. A hands-on, multisensory approach will be used. Accommodations will be implemented as needed. For more information and to register, view the camp's flier.

  • Resources for Helping Your Child at School – July 7
    9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Wilmington Library, 10 East 10th Street in Wilmington. Parent Information Center of Delaware and the Delaware Center for Justice will present a free workshop about resources you can use to help you child at school. Topics covered will include communicating with school staff, engaged families, and discipline concerns. Youth ages 14-26 are invited to attend special a youth leadership session happening at this event. Light snacks will be provided. This event is free, but registration is recommended. For more information and to register, call 302-999-7394.

  • Standards Based IEPs – July 8
    6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Appoquinimink Library, 651 North Broad Street in Middletown. Parent Information Center of Delaware will present a free IEP workshop covering topics such as the characteristics of a quality IEP, how data is used in creating an IEP and The importance of the Present Level of Performance. For more information and to register, visit the event's website.

  • Mighty Mike Basketball Camps – July 11 and July 12
    9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Saint Catherine's of Siena Parish in Wilmington. This Delaware Jaycees sponsored camp is designed to teach basketball as well as inspire children with disabilities and chronic health conditions to not let their limits define them. The camps is free and available to participants ages 8 - 20. Each participant will receive a basketball and a t-shirt. For more information about the program, visit BounceOutTheStigma.org. To register for this camp, visit visit the Delaware Jaycees website.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebration – July 18
    11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Loockerman Street and Legislative Mall in Dover. Delaware's celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act's 25th anniversary will feature a parade, giveaways, live entertainment and more. The U.S. Business Leadership Network’s Disability History Museum will also be making a stop at the celebration on it's way to Washington D.C. For more information, visit the event's flier.

  • Down Syndrome Association of Delaware Summer Camp - August 3 to August 7
    8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown. The goal of the camp is to allow children ages 3-13 with Down syndrome the opportunity to have the experiences of summer camp while practicing independence, developing physical and emotional health as well as increasing their confidence levels. Children are provided a camp experience with crafts, games, and many other activities, at no cost to their families. For more information about the camp and to register a camper, visit the camp website. Those interested in becoming a counselor can fill out this conselor webform.

  • Resources for Helping Your Child at School – August 4
    9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Wilmington Library, 10 East 10th Street in Wilmington. Parent Information Center of Delaware and the Delaware Center for Justice will present a free workshop about resources you can use to help you child at school. Topics covered will include communicating with school staff, engaged families, and discipline concerns. Youth ages 14-26 are invited to attend special a youth leadership session happening at this event. Light snacks will be provided. This event is free, but registration is recommended. For more information and to register, call 302-999-7394.

  • Special Olympics of Delaware Sports Camp - August 8 to August 10 or August 16 to August 18
    Camp Barnes in Ocean View. This three-day, two-night camp is offered to all registered Special Olympics Delaware athletes. The camp features opportunities for attendees to enjoy recreational and camp-type activities including swimming, crafts, non-competitive games, fishing, crabbing and canoeing. In addition, campers have a chance to participate in a variety of traditional SODE sports throughout the three days. Campers can only register for one of the two sessions. For more information about the camp and to register a camper, visit the camp website.

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