The View Through Autism Glasses: Learning to Live and Love From a New Perspective; Kochavim, Here We Come!
Our Kochavim Yoetzet (parent liaison) Alison Lobron writes here beautifully about her family’s experience here at Palmer.
“We are here at camp for our third summer. It’s been a wonderful first week and a half. S is delighted to be reunited with her camp friends. G has had a great time in the staff kids program (the Gan), rediscovering his favorite routines and activities at camp. I’m enjoying returning to the same role for a third time, and discovering that my work becomes more rewarding and enjoyable each summer.
This Sunday, I will say good-bye to my first group of campers, and begin preparing for the next group to arrive on Tuesday.
It’s all part of the routine of camp, except for one major difference. The next group of campers will include my son, G.
Every time I think about G leaving the safety and comfort of the Gan, and becoming a “real camper”, I get emotional. I feel a deep urge to take a moment, and appreciate the significance of this moment….”
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