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Easter Seals After School Program

 

Easter Seals South Florida provides FREE year-round (afterschool and summer) services, offering activities for elementary and middle school children (6-12 years old). The program includes literacy and homework support, physical fitness, social skills and a variety of enrichment activities involving music, art, dance and a unique French Heritage Language Program which is offered by the Haitian Cultural Art Alliance. After school services will be available for 157 elementary and middle school slots for 130 typically-developing children and 27 children with disabilities.  Summer camp services will be available for 96 elementary and middle school slots for 60 typically-developing children and 36 children with disabilities residing in the city of Miami, Little Haiti and surrounding neighborhoods.  

During the school year, snacks are provided free of charge thru Department of Health Afterschool Snacks Program. Summer lunches and snacks are provided  free of charge by The Village South. 

Dates: After school program operates following Miami Dade County Public School calendar. The summer camp runs for 7 weeks from June 12 - August 11, 2017

Locations: Easter Seals South Florida(ESSF), Little Haiti Cultural Center (LHCC) and Toussaint L’ouverture Elementary School.

After School Times: 2:30-5:30 at ESSF, 3:30-6:30pm at LHCC  and 2:50-6:05 at Toussaint

Summer Times:  9:00am to 4:00 at ESSF and LHCC.

Ratios: 1:15 for typically developing students and 1:3 for children with disabilities.

 

 

Easter Seals Summer Camps

Early Childhood Summer Camp

Easter Seals South Florida (ESSF) provides a FREE 9 week summer program that offers literacy, swimming and social skills development for 6 typical children and 24 children ages 3-5 with an Autism Spectrum Disorder or related disabilities. Easter Seals offers reverse mainstream classrooms with a 1:3 teacher to student ratio. The program will be offered at ESSF and will include outcomes that target improving or maintaining pro-social behaviors and improving or maintaining self-help skills. The program will utilize the evidence–based High Scope Curriculum and implement Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) strategies. Program will also offer parent and staff workshops to discuss issues specific to parenting and teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related disabilities.

Summer lunches and snacks are provided  free of charge by The Village South.

Dates: 9 weeks from June 12 to August 4, 2017

Locations: Easter Seals South Florida(ESSF).

Summer Times:8:30am-4:00pm

Ratio: 1:3

Transportation: Limited slots available for eligible campers.

 

Youth Development Culinary Arts Summer Camp

Easter Seals South Florida (ESSF) provides a FREE  7-week summer youth independent living, job knowledge, life skills and hands on culinary arts training program for 39 youth (including 9 typically developing role models) with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities ages 13-22. Easter Seals utilize video modeling as an evidence based practice to teach new skills to enrolled youth. Targeted outcomes include increases in practical job knowledge with a focus on culinary arts and healthy habits as well as, improvement in job knowledge and financial literacy skills.

Summer lunches and snacks are provided  free of charge by The Village South.

Dates: 7 weeks from June 12 to July 28 2017

Locations: Easter Seals South Florida(ESSF).

Summer Times: 9:00am-4:00pm

Ratio: 1:3

Transportation: Program provides STS vouchers for eligible campers.

 

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