Summer Programs

TWO specialized summer programs for children with autism and ADHD – ONE great summer!

NEW LOCATION FOR 2017!!   Willow Ridge Elementary School, 480 Willow Ridge in Amherst, NY, conveniently located just minutes from the I-990 and I-290. Beautiful, air-conditioned school with plenty of green space for outdoor sports and activities, a great playground, state-of-the-art computer lab and MORE!!!

Enrollment now full for summer 2017!

Community Connections

The Community Connections Program provides children and adolescents with 200 hours of intensive training, experience, and practice in social, emotional and behavioral skills, allowing them to make friends and learn to better connect with peers, siblings, teachers, and parents/caregivers. Children participate in multiple small group-based social skills training sessions, followed by age-appropriate recreational, academic and job activities designed to practice those skills learned in the social skills training session.

Eligibility: Community Connections is designed for children and adolescents entering grade 1- age 17 with social interaction difficulties related to high functioning autism spectrum disorders (Asperger’s Syndrome, high-functioning autism, and PDD-NOS or other disabilities)
Contact: Call us at 716-629-3400.

Learn more about Community Connections

Summer Treatment Program (STP)

The Summer Treatment Program (STP) is our premiere program for children and adolescents with ADHD. STP provides a unique camp-like experience giving children and adolescents the opportunity to spend the day playing sports and engaging in recreational activities with children their age. They will also participate in social skills training, arts and crafts, and spend two hours per day in a classroom setting working on academics and behaviors to promote academic success.

Eligibility: The STP is open to children and adolescents entering grade 1 – age 16 with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, learning problems, and related behavior problems.
Contact: Call us at 716-629-3400.

Learn more about the Summer Treatment Program