Day, Special Needs (Also see the SpecialKids guide.)
Robert Field, Ph.D. ; Adam Berman, PsyD
Abington Art Center
515 Meetinghouse Rd
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Quest is an innovative, therapeutic summer camp for children with mild to moderate emotional and social problems. New in 2013 to Philadelphia, Quest has been providing the summer and afterschool programs in California for the past 25 years. Research has found Quest's therapeutic program had "a strong treatment effect at reducing global impairment" at home, school and in the community. Kids with ADHD, anxiety, Asperger's Disorder, depression, high functioning autism and social issues have gained improved skills at emotional coping and interacting socially while having fun at camp. Director is an experienced, licensed mental health professional who provides supervision and treatment including group therapy each day. Services may be reimbursed by PPO medical insurance and qualify as an Extended School Year(ESY) through Special Education Services.
Activities Included: Arts Music Science / Technology Sports Swimming
Additional information: Quest Therapeutic Camps has been providing innovative psychotherapeutic programs for 1000’s of children for the past 25 years. Research has found Quest to have “a strong treatment effect at reducing global impairment".
Special Needs Served: Asperger syndrome Autism Comm./social disorder Emotional/behavioral disorder Learning disability / ADHD Pervasive development disorder