Sunday, July 05, 2009

Camp treats adults with disabilities like rock stars

Margot Carlson, left, rests with her counselor Emma Tannehill before the start of Camp ReCreation at the Marywood Pastoral Center in Orange.

A California church camp is offering more than 90 adults with developmental disabilities a week of activities and fun, including karaoke, a talent show and a rock concert. Participants "gain a real sense of independence, a sense of camaraderie, a sense of feeling loved and accepted and that they can take on the world," said camp co-director Meghan Schinderle. The Orange County Register (Calif.)


Sue said...

I am a special education teacher in Victoria, Australia. I stumbled across your this morning and have spent an hour and a half reading through your posts and watching some of your video links. I have added you to my blogroll and I am sure that I will be back often.

ms.angala said...

Thanks Sue, I'm glad you found my posts and resources helpful! You're always welcome to visit. I hope you can share some of your special education practices in Australia? Is there a big difference?


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