Thursday, September 5, 2019

Destination Dawgs Info Session

The University of Georgia has an inclusive college program especially for students with developmental disabilities, called Destination DawgsReflecting their tagline “Life is a journey. Be prepared for the trip”, the five-semester program’s goal is for graduates to gain new knowledge, skills, and competencies which lead to a rewarding adult life. This includes attaining a desired job, having an increased ability to live independently, and building relationships that expand their social networks. To learn more about Destination Dawgs, be sure to register for the Fall Information Session, coming up on Friday, October 11.  Here's the link to register: Destination Dawgs Fall 2019


Tuesday, August 27, 2019

ESP 360

ESP 360 is the afterschool activity program created by Extra Special People, especially for children and adults with developmental disabilities.  Registration is open!  A wide variety of classes and activities are available from 4 pm to 6 pm, including swimming, archery, theater, music and bowling!  Activities are held at the ESP Campus in Watkinsville, or offsite; for more information, visit this link: ESP 360 Fall 2019




Thursday, August 15, 2019

Butterfly Dreams Farm 5K

Butterfly Dreams Farm is having a 5K and Lap of Love fundraiser on Saturday, August 31!  The race will begin at Briarwood Baptist Church on Highway 53, with the 5K beginning at 8 am.  The Lap of Love is especially for all kids, and with feature the riders from Butterfly Dreams; it will be around 9 am, before the runner's awards.  Plan to come and support this great organization!

Monday, August 12, 2019

Parent Workshop Schedule!

Welcome back to a new school year!  We have developed new schedule of parent workshops, especially for parents of students with special needs!  You'll find the calendar below; there are topics for parents of students with a range of needs - we hope you find one that's of interest to you!
You can register for any of the workshops at this link: Parent Workshop Registration 2019-2020


Monday, May 20, 2019

ESP Summer Camp "Double Play"

Although Extra Special People's regular summer camp registration is full, some additional space has opened up through their summer "Double Play" program!  Two weeks of mini-camp are available, from 10 am - 2 pm at the ESP Campus in Watkinsville (with tubing in Helen on Fridays!): June 17-21 for ages 4 - 17, and July 22 - 26 for ages 18 and up.  Call ESP at 706-769-9333 for details!

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Camp RSVP: Social Skills Summer Camp

Camp RSVP is a social skills therapy camp for children ages 5 - 18 diagnosed with autism, ADHD, social anxiety and other social disorders.  Kids will have an opportunity to learn skills for social situations, build friendships, experience acceptance - and have fun! The camp will be June 3 - 7, from 9 - 11 am, and will be guided by therapist Meg Abbott; registration is still being accepted, so to learn more, visit this link: https://megabbottarttherapy.com/new-page