Chapter 7: Information Sources
Section 3: Specific Disabilities – Information Sources
Subsection: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Camps are held monthly, call for dates - Camp Benedictine: located in Shawnee, OK. Camps accept persons with or without disabilities, ages 8-80. Three-day camps held monthly provide an opportunity for individuals with developmental delays to engage in recreational, educational and pre-vocational activities along with other community members. Offered are swimming, basketball, aerobics, volleyball, bingo, drama, arts and crafts, cultural activities and concept building activities. Call or check website for camp dates, fees and application information.
EARC provides adults with developmental disabilities the support they need to lead successful lives. Their employment and residential services empower our clients to live more independently.
They offer quality residential services, through their Intermediate Care Facility, Group Homes, Daily Living Support Homes and Assisted Living Programs. Their employment service programs through The Trails Sheltered Workshop, Enclaves, and Community Integrated Employment allow clients to receive valuable work experience.
A state chapter of The Arc of the United States, the largest national community-based organization advocating for and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD.)
The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.