Kingsway’s Secondary Program, for students ages 14-21, provides a comprehensive array of academic and therapeutic services which facilitate each student’s successful transition to an active post-secondary life. Utilizing school-based career simulations and authentic vocational and recreational community sites, highly individualized programs are created using a functional approach to academic and pre-vocational achievement. Academic and therapeutic goals and objectives are developed and delivered in an integrated model by a highly collaborative team of professionals. The Secondary Program is comprised of two components: School Based Instruction and Community Based Instruction. Both programs follow a best practices approach and utilize the latest research based methods of instruction across the four primary domains of effective post-secondary preparation; Vocational, Community, Domestic and Recreation and Leisure.
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
Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no
Update 2015-16: no
Update 2016-17: no
Transportation provided: no
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, behaviorists
Support services: Counseling Occupational therapy Physical therapy School nurse Social worker Speech therapy
Vocational/life skills: Vocational training
Extracurriculars offered: Sports
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Summer program