Camps can be particularly important for children and teens with disabilities by offering them the opportunity to interact with their peers and the world around them. These interactions help increase their confidence while building friendships. Children with disabilities have many choices when it comes to attending a summer camp. Inclusionary camps operate similarly to a mainstreamed classroom.
DiscoverE Collaboration Grants facilitate collaboration within the engineering community and engage youth (particularly underserved K–12 students) with hands-on learning experiences and events that inspire an interest and understanding of engineering. Five $1,000 grants will be awarded to help fund programs led by a diverse team of at least three partnering organizations that are inspiring others to discover engineering.
Imagine A Way (IAW) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families dealing with autism. Children between the ages of 2 and 7 make the greatest advances, and because every day children are entering, and leaving, this window of opportunity, Imagine A Way funds therapies for children in these preschool years.