Kingsway’s secondary curriculum complies with the New Jersey Common Core State Standards and New Jersey High School Graduation Requirements. We provide a multidisciplinary team approach toward education that integrates therapies with academics. Career assessment and exploration are also key components of our curriculum. Kingsway’s Community-Based Instruction (CBI) is an educational program featuring school- and community-based structured learning experiences in four domains: Vocational, Community, Recreation and Leisure and Domestic. Social and communication skills are developed through school and after-school activities. Transition planning is an integral part of the secondary program that has been named a National School of Excellence by the National Association of Special Education Teachers for the past four years.
Disabilities Served: All / many disabilities Asperger syndrome Autism Cerebral palsy Communication / social disorder Deaf / hard of hearing Developmental disability / MR Emotional/behavioral disorder Epilepsy / seizure disorder Learning disability / ADHD Muscular dystrophy Neurological impairment Pervasive development disorder
Location (state-county): NJ-Burlington
Services Offered: Vocational Training
Grades or ages of school: Ages 14-21
Gender of students: coed
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
School's Approach: Provide a multidisciplinary team approach toward education and transition that integrates therapies with academics and prepares students for life after high school.
Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no
Update 2015-16: no
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): FAPE
Tuition structure: FAPE
Adaptive tech used: Assistive Technology Specialist focuses on application of tech-based interventions and strategies; latest tech available to all students
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Utilizing both school-based career simulations and authentic vocational sites developed in partnership with community businesses, highly individualized programs are created using a functional approach to academic and pre-vocational achievement.
Support services/therapies offered: Special education teachers, job coaches, transition coordinators, social workers, assistive technology specialists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, physical therapists, behaviorists, and nursing personnel
Support services: Counseling Occupational therapy Physical therapy School nurse Social worker Speech therapy